Shaun Parkes as Frank Crichlow, Altheia Jones as Letitia Wright, Malachi Kirby as Darcus Howe and Rochenda Sandall as Barbara Beese in Mangrove (dir. Steve McQueen).

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Art Is (Girlfriends Times Two) (1983/2009), Lorraine O'Grady. Courtesy the artist and Alexander Gray Associates, New York; © Lorraine O'Grady

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