The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
People look on as an event is held outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
People look on as an event is held outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Mayo Clinic Plummer Building's doors are closed as the area is readied for an event as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. Gianrico Farrugia speaks during event outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. Gianrico Farrugia speaks during event outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
People look on as an event is held outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
People look on as an event is held outside the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building to reopen its closed doors as part of an announced commitment to end racism at Mayo Clinic Thursday, July 30, 2020, in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic kicked off a $100 million initiative to end racism within Mayo by ceremonially closing the 4,000-pound bronze doors on Wednesday afternoon. There are only 11 documented times the doors have been closed, including on 9/11, in Mayo's history. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)