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A History of the People’s Hospital in North Omaha

For almost a century, it was widely known that hospitals in Omaha were for whites only. Defacto segregation made doctors apply for birth certificates at hospitals where African American mothers weren’t allowed to birth their babies, while African American doctors weren’t allowed to work in most hospitals until the 1920s, and even then they could […]

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A History of Cleaves Temple CME Church

This is a history of Cleaves Temple C.M.E., one of the oldest Black churches in Omaha.

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A History of the Negro Women’s Christian Association of Omaha

A social force, culture builder, educational center and powerful advocacy base, the Negro YWCA was vital to African Americans advancement in Omaha.