Cathy Hughes, North Omaha

A Biography of Cathy Hughes

This is a biography of North Omaha native Cathy Hughes. She grew up in the Logan Fontenelle Projects and today is the 2nd richest Black woman in America.

Omaha Guide F.L. Barnett banner 1932

A History of The Omaha Guide

This is a history of the Omaha Guide newspaper, a Black-owned and Black-focused semi-weekly in North Omaha, Nebraska from 1927 through 1956.

George Wells Parker (1882-1931) North Omaha, Nebraska

A Biography of George Wells Parker

his is a biography of North Omaha’s George Wells Parker (1882-1931), a philosophical history writer who influenced African Americans nationwide.

Ferdinand L. Barnett (1854-1932) of North Omaha was an African American member of the Nebraska Legislature from 1927 to 1928.

A Biography of Ferdinand L. Barnett

A newspaper man, civil rights activist and government official, North Omaha’s Ferdinand L. Barnett (1854-1932) was a remarkable leader. This is a biography of his life.