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A New Social Club In Kansas City Is Aimed At Bringing African American Dog Lovers Into The Fold

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Three Black women sitting on stools on a stage with their dogs in front of a painted backdrop showing the Kansas City skyline.
Taylor Mingolla
Bar K
From left to right, Kiona Sinks, Sunday Shelton and Aja James participated in a July 8 event at Bar K focused on Black people and their dogs.

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, more businesses are looking to engage and better include their Black customers and clients.

One of those businesses is Kansas City's own Bar K, which is supporting a social group for dog owners who are Black.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Grace Cole is an intern for KCUR's Up To Date.
Luke X. Martin reports on race, culture and ethnicity for KCUR 89.3.