Black History 101 Mobile Museum focused on Nobel Peace Prize

Published: Feb. 4, 2014

Sparrow, Caregivers, Patients and visitors visited the Black History 101 Mobile Museum on display today in the Sparrow Professional Building as part of Black History Month celebrations.

The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is curated by Michigan native Khalid el-Hakim, and its Peacemakers exhibit highlights the 15 people of African descent who have received the Nobel Peace Prize. The event was hosted by Sparrow's Diversity and Inclusion Department.

The exhibit includes more than 150 original artifacts and is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. Through rare photos, newspapers, magazines, autographs and more, the stories of black prize recipients will be told. These recipients include Ralph Bunche, Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu, Toni Morrison, Nelson Mandela and President Barack Obama.