This 7 p.m. Sept. event is free but registration is required. Here’s where you can register. https://shsmo.org/events/2021/african-american-experience-kendrick
President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Bob Kendrick will discuss the Negro Leagues, where Black baseball players were restricted to playing until 1947 when Jackie Robinson was signed to play the major leagues. Learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/collections/jackie-robinson-baseball/articles-and-essays/baseball-the-color-line-and-jackie-robinson/1940-to-1946/
Read more in this Sept. 3, 2021 Columbia Missourian article: Lessons about American learned from Negro League Baseball come to Columbia.