Visit the Kansas African American Museum
The Kansas African American Museum, formerly the venerable Calvary Baptist Church, was once the cornerstone of Wichita’s vibrant black community. The Museum’s current exhibit “Beauty, Wit and Satire” showcases the selections of African American FOLK-ART.
The Kansas African American Museum is located at 601 N. Water in Wichita, Kansas.
Learn more: https://www.tkaamuseum.org/home
Visit the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
Learn about African American coaches and athletes from Kansas. Inductees include Willie Jeffries, the first African American head football coach at the NCAA Division 1 level, and Lafayette Norwood, star of the Wichita East High School Blue Aces.
The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame is located at 515 S. Wichita in Wichita, Kansas.
Learn more: http://www.kshof.org
Take your lunch to Woolworth’s Lunch Counter
Where F. W. Woolworth’s dime store once stood is now a beautiful bronze Georgia Gerber sculpture. Woolworth’s store was one of many where a sit-in occurred at the lunch counter. This historical event is memorialized by a bronze life-sized lunch counter.
The Woolworth’s sculpture is located in Lewis Reflection Square Park on Douglas Avenue in Wichita, Kansas.