Black Cantabs: History Makers exhibition opens at Cambridge University Library

PUBLISHED: 14:35 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:08 04 October 2018

University of Cambridge

“The indelible mark black alumni have left on Cambridge, and the world” is the focus of an exhibition of 15 portraits, which opened free to the public on Monday (October 1) at Cambridge University Library.

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Featuring photographs of novelist Zadie Smith, MP Diane Abbott and actress Thandie Newton, the exhibition, Black Cantabs: History Makers, celebrates 260 years of Cambridge education for black students and graduates, from the 1700s to the 21st century.

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