03/11/2015 01:22 pm ET Updated Mar 11, 2015

The ‘Staying Power' Of Black British Life From The 1950s-1990s

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The prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum in London has been combing through the Black Cultural Archive for collections by significant black British photographers and artists who have documented several decades’ worth of black British life. The result of the massive undertaking is an exhibition, “Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s,” an expansive and necessary project aimed at increasing the visibility of black life and recognizing the societal impact that black British photographers have had on British culture.

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