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Black men at Cambridge University go viral

BLACK EXCELLENCE: (L-R) William Gore, Bez Adeosun, Peter Adefioye, Judah Aiyenuro, Joseph Adikwu, Dennis Mubaiwa, Dami Adebayo, Ife Adepegba , Donte Nembhard, Baba Bob-Soile, Daniel Oluboyede, Michael Samuelson-Beulah, Folajimi Babasola and Ade Omisore.

A GROUP of 14 black male students who attend Cambridge University came together to pose for a group picture, which they hope will inspire black men to apply for the prestigious institution.

The images – which has been shared over 2.6k times of Facebook – captioned their post: "In 2015, only 15 black, male undergraduates were accepted into Cambridge.

"However, it is important that despite their underrepresentation, we let young black people know that this is something that they can aspire to."

The Cambridge University African-Caribbean Society were behind the epic photoshoot, and told the BBC that the purpose behind the photos was to "remind young black individuals that Cambridge is for us".

It said it hoped to see developments in the representation and inclusion of more black students at the university.

The students involved in the main image are (top row L-R): William Gore, Bez Adeosun, Peter Adefioye, Judah Aiyenuro, Joseph Adikwu, Dennis Mubaiwa, Dami Adebayo, Ife Adepegba , Donte Nembhard, Baba Bob-Soile, Daniel Oluboyede, Michael Samuelson-Beulah, Folajimi Babasola and Ade Omisore.

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