The story of Kansas City’s African-American healthcare pioneers and their efforts that led to the creation of black hospitals such as Douglass Hospital and General Hospital Number 2 and finally to the complete integration of the healthcare system, informing and giving rise to Truman Medical Centers/University Health.

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(Self Guided Tour) Dividing Lines: A History of Segregation in Kansas City

Harvard Implicit Bias Association Test

2019 Inclusiveness Index | Othering & Belonging Institute

Racism in Kansas City: A Short History

Nobody Wants to Talk About It: Race, Identity and the Difficulties in Forging Meaningful Conversations

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

CEO Action

The Women Business Collaborative

The Perception Institute

The Othering and Belonging Institute

Kirwan Institute

Brené with Aiko Bethea on Inclusivity at Work: The Heart of Hard Conversations