Sparrow to host Black History 101 Mobile Museum focusing on history of Nobel Peace Prize

As part of Black History Month celebrations, Sparrow will host a traveling exhibit that highlights the 15 people of African descent who have received the Nobel Peace Prize.


The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is curated by Michigan native Khalid el-Hakim and will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Sparrow Professional Building 3rd floor atrium.

The Mobile Museum's Peacemakers 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.