Last Updated on 19th October 2013

naomicampbell_210308.jpgSupermodel, Naomi Campbell and designer, Gavin Douglas (winner of Fashion Fringe 2006) were among 50 black indviduals praised by the Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday night, at the launch of the Black Britannia photgraphic exhibition at London’s City Hall.

The exhibition aims to “provide inspiration to today’s generation of black Britons. On display are photographs by Fleet Street’s first black photographer, John Ferguson and profiles of 50 black British individuals who have triumphed in their chosen career.

Launching the exhibition, the Prime Minister said,

“This is not just a celebration of the achievements of fifty remarkable people, it is a celebration of the whole contribution of black people to British culture and to British public life. And we all know the contribution of black people to Britain goes far beyond that of the household names celebrated in this exhibition.

The exhibition runs till 18 April 2008. Entry is free. For more information click here.

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