Black History Mobile Museum: "1968"
The newest exhibit titled ’68 from the award-winning archive of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum features over 150 original artifacts of memorabilia that focuses on the major events and personalities on the 50th anniversary year of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. In addition to M.L.K. memorabilia (including a document signed by him) there is material from John Carlos and Tommie Smith ('68 Olympics), Aretha Franklin, James Brown, The Jackson 5, Sly and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Arthur Ashe, Muhammad Ali, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, Shirley Chisholm, The Last Poets, The Black Panthers, and many others. Historical context is built leading up to '68 with rare material from the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the Jim Crow era.
Friday, February 16 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
Unistructure, Rotunda 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917