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A decade after Enoch Powell’s infamous speech on immigration, Chris Steele-Perkins was commissioned by The Sunday Times Magazine to travel to Wolverhampton, in England’s Midlands, to photograph the city’s ethnic minorities and explore how Powell’s words had affected communities in his old constituency. Over the ten days, Chris Steele-Perkins was in-and-out of church clubs, community centers, factories, and playgrounds. His images catch the day-to-day, following individuals as they crowd around the record player, playing dominoes, at prayer or working shifts at the factory. It was a portrait of a community.

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