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Sometimes we are not okay. And that’s okay. Life can be challenging and exhausting. The UMKC Libraries have gathered resources and some pick-me-up items to help you through whatever is going on.
Eight Days in April: The Story of the 1968 Uprising in Kansas City draws upon historical materials from LaBudde Special Collections and Marr Sound Archives to tell the story of Kansas City, MO in the eight days surrounding the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1968.
Equity, Event
February 18, 2021 6:00 pm
Join us for a free virtual event, Eight Days in April: Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation on February 18 from 6:00-7:30pm featuring a panel discussion about the eight days surrounding the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1968 and how the impact of those days continues to shape Kansas City today.
To celebrate Black History Month, the Children’s Mercy Hospital Diversity and Inclusion staff produced a video about the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, Kansas City’s first hospital for Black residents, owned by Black doctors.

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Case dimensions: 5’ long x 30” wide x 9” high sitting atop 3’ legs

Glass exhibit table


The First Floor Gallery is located just inside the main entrance of the Miller Nichols Library.

Wall with exhibit content

Conference Room 325

Located on the Third Floor of Miller Nichols Library. For access, enter the library at the north ground floor entrance or the west first floor entrance. Then take the stairs or the elevator to the third floor..

Map of third floor of Miller Nichols Library