Black Cambridge alumni celebrated

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A new exhibition will celebrate prominent black graduates from Cambridge University.

Fourteen portraits, along the library's Royal Corridor, feature the first black students and more well-known alumni.

The exhibition includes portraits of actor Thandie Newton and author Zadie Smith and opens on 1 October.

The university was criticised in June after an investigation revealed comparatively low numbers of black undergraduates.

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