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Mobile Black History Museum: 1968
WhenTuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Campus locationMary Gates Hall (MGH)
Campus roomCommons
Event typesExhibits

The Mobile Black History Museum brings a new exhibit, ’68, to the UW. The exhibit features more than 150 original artifacts focusing on the major events and personalities of the anniversary year of King’s assassination. In addition to King memorabilia (including a document signed by him) there is material from John Carlos and Tommie Smith (’68 Olympics athletes), Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Tina Turner, Dick Gregory, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Sly Stone and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Arthur Ashe, Muhammad Ali, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, Shirley Chisholm, The Last Poets, Adam Clayton Powell, the Black Panthers and many others. Historical context is built leading up to ’68 with original material from the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the Jim Crow era.…
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