EventsBlack History 101: Mobile Museum (In Person)

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Black History 101: Mobile Museum (In Person)

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Westerville Public Library

Description

Delve into Black history with this award-winning collection of over 10,000 artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. Engage in honest conversations about race and social justice with this unique collection of rare artifacts representing categories including (but not limited to) slavery, politics, Jim Crow, science, religion, education, music, sports, and civil rights.

Sponsored by WeRISE for Greater Westerville.

About the Museum

Founded by Dr. Khalid el-Hakim, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum is an award winning collection of over 10,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. Dr. el-Hakim has been called the "Schomburg of the Hip-Hop generation" because of his passionate commitment to carry on the rich tradition of the Black Museum Movement.

As the nation's premiere Black history traveling exhibit, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum has visited 41 states sharing "ourstory" at over 500 institutions reaching tens of thousands of visitors in diverse spaces including colleges, K-12 schools, corporations, conferences, libraries, museums, festivals, religious institutions, and cultural events. Learn more.

Suitable for:
Adults - Ages 18 +
Kids - Ages 6-8
Tweens - Ages 9-11
Teens - Ages 12-18
Type:
Celebrations
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
History
Language:
English

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