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Directory of Historic North Omaha Church Buildings

This is a directory of historic North Omaha church buildings. Many are still churches; some are not.

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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.

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The Lynching of Will Brown

This is a summary of the lynching of Will Brown in 1919.

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A History of Omaha’s Malcolm X Day

This is a history of the observation of Omaha’s Malcolm X Day since 1968.

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A Biography of James M. Parker

This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.

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A History of Segregated Schools in Omaha, Nebraska

There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.

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Top 10 North Omaha Architectural Gems

These are the top 10 most important architectural accomplishments in North Omaha today.