Notable African American Women in Omaha History

Black women in Omaha have done all kinds of work as mothers, businesswomen, teachers, ministers, politicians, and in other roles to make the community great. This is a history of some of the notable African American women in North Omaha.

A History of the Midwest Athletic Club

According to a 1952 article in the Omaha Star, the Midwest Athletic Club, or MAC, was formed in 1946. The original mission was, "...to bring about a closer understanding within ourselves and among the citizens of Omaha and to promote social activities for the uplifting of the Negro Race." MAC was a men's club, and … Continue reading A History of the Midwest Athletic Club