Royal Mail will has unveiled four special-edition black postboxes around the UK to mark the beginning of this year’s Black History Month.
The social media-activated postboxes are painted black with a striking gold trim, and each feature a figure of significance to the British black community, who has also appeared on a Special Stamp.
Those featured include: Sir Lenny Henry CBE; Yinka Shonibare CBE RA; John Barnes, Nicola Adams and Marianne Jean-Baptiste
The postboxes highlight the prominence and nationwide success of all the Black Britons featured.
A full list of Black Britons who have appeared on Special Stamps over the years can be found by scanning a QR code on the boxes, which link through to a dedicated online gallery on the Royal Mail.