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Capturing Black Britain in Photos

Feb 26, 2008 (News & Notes )

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From London's red hot reggae scene to the stunning jab of boxing great Lennox Lewis, blacks have made a decisive mark on British life over the last hundred years.

A new book, called Black Britain: A Photographic History, aims to tell that story by capturing the life and culture of West Indian and African immigrants, as well as native black Britons.

Paul Gilroy — a professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics — wrote the book and talks with NPR's Tony Cox.

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