EventsBlack History 101 Exhibits with Dr. el-Hakim

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Black History 101 Exhibits with Dr. el-Hakim

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Main Library

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Black History 101 Exhibits with Dr. el-Hakim
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday, February 3, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library - 111 Library Street NE

Experience the nation’s premiere Black History traveling exhibit, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, at the Grand Rapids Public Library.

Explore Dr. el-Hakim’s collection of over 7,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. Among this unique collection are rare artifacts representing categories including (but not limited to) slavery, politics, Jim Crow, science, religion, education, music, sports, and civil rights.

Special thanks to the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation and the Wege Foundation for their support of this program


Historia Negra 101 Exhibiciones con el Dr. el-Hakim
Jueves, 2 de febrero, 2023, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Viernes, 3 de febrero, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Biblioteca Principal - 111 Library Street NE


Disfruten de la primera exposición itinerante de historia negra del país, el Museo Móvil de Historia Negra 101, en la Biblioteca Pública de Grand Rapids.

Exploren la colección del Dr. el-Hakim de más de 7,000 artefactos originales de recuerdos negros que datan desde la era del comercio transatlántico de esclavos hasta la cultura hip-hop. En esta colección única se encuentran artefactos raros que representan categorías que incluyen (pero no se limitan a) esclavitud, política, Jim Crow, ciencia, religión, educación, música, deportes, y derechos civiles.

Program:
Black History Month
Suitable for:
Adults
Kids
Type:
Tours & Exhibits
Language:
English

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