John Abraham Godson is Poland's first black MP
27 January 2011 Last updated at 06:40 GMT
A Nigerian has become the first black man to become a member of parliament in Poland.
John Abraham Godson has lived in Poland for almost half his life and has become a Polish citizen.
Mr Godson's success has been hailed as a landmark in a country where there are just 4,000 black people.
The BBC's Adam Easton reports.