There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city's history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many were united in the cause to promote civil rights and liberty for Black people. One of them was a lawyer named Joseph Carr, and this is a biography of his life. This is Joseph Carr … Continue reading A Biography of Joseph Carr
This is a story of Pvt. Anderson Bell (1838-1903) of North Omaha, a Black soldier in the Civil War.
A founder of Omaha's first African American post of the American Legion, Dr. W.W. Peebles DDS kept a 50+ year dental practice in Omaha.