"Zion Spearman knew the basics of Negro Leagues history, that Jackie Robinson and many others battled unwavering oppression to play the game they loved. But after touring the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City on Sunday, that knowledge expanded tenfold."
"Plan your trip to Kansas City around the city’s barbecue, jazz, and baseball foundation, then explore revitalized art-focused districts, speakeasies, a diversifying food scene, and refreshed boutique hotels."
"In Kansas City, Mo., J. Rieger & Co. collaborates with local producers for a variety of products, including Left for Dead, a spirit distilled from beer made by Kansas City's Boulevard Brewery, and Caffé Amaro using coffee from local roaster Thou Mayest."
"The Heart of America is a great destination for family-friendly excursions to museums, parks, and the Kansas City Zoo, and is home to an underrated jazz scene and some of the best barbecue in the country."
"The legacy of these players is honored at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a 10,000-square-foot museum of interactive exhibits and films residing in the 18th and Vine district of Kansas City, a historic hub of African-American cultural activity."