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Black History Mobile Museum & Public Enemy member at Robert Morris University
February 15, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Explore African American history and culture from the origins of slavery to contemporary hip-hop culture with the Detroit-based Black History 101 Mobile Museum at Robert Morris University (RMU) on Monday, February 15th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in RMU’s Moon Township-based John Jay Center. The one-of-a-kind mobile museum features an impressive collection of more than 2,000 original, African American artifacts and memorabilia.
Hip-hop and spoken word artist, educator, writer and producer Professor Griff, best known as a founding member of the seminal hip hop group Public Enemy–which became the fourth hip-hop act to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013–Griff will present the talk, Back to the Roots: Understanding the Past, to be Present in the Future. Free and open to the public, the lecture and book signing takes place at 7 p.m. at RMU’s Sewall Center.