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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 the Blue Lion Center

The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!