Drum Majors for Justice, the latest exhibit from the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, is set to be on display at the N’Namdi Gallery in Detroit on February 18th and 19th. The exhibit features over 150 artifacts recognizing the contributions of African American political leaders, including original letters and photographs from such as iconic figures as Coleman Young, Adam Clayton Powell, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, Tom Bradley, Richard Hatcher, Carl Stokes and many more.
The exhition is also an official release event for the book Drum Majors for Justice from Khalid el-Hakim, founder of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum. The book is a collection of 101 inspirational quotations from historical African American politicians, published by Moore Black Press.
The exhibit reception and book signing is Saturday, February 18th starting at 4pm. The event will be hosted by Detroit poets Jessica Care Moore and Omari “King Wise”, and will feature a live performance from 5 ELA and other music guests.
The exhibit is open both days 12pm-6pm. The N’Namdi Center For Contemporary Art is located at 52 E. Forest, Detroit, Michigan.
For more information, visit www.blackhistory101mobilemuseum.com.