One of Omaha's most important pioneers is remembered extensively in North Omaha.
One African American dentist in Omaha was a civil rights advocate, economic justice activist, and medical leader in the community. Then he simply left North Omaha. This is a biography of his life in the community.
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 … Continue reading A History of the People’s Hospital in North Omaha
The Blue Lion is one of North O's most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!