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A History of Bethel AME Church

This is a history of Bethel AME Church, which has been located at N. 24th and Franklin since 1925. It is one of the oldest Black churches in Omaha.

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A History of Cleaves Temple CME Church

This is a history of Cleaves Temple C.M.E., one of the oldest Black churches in Omaha.

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A Biography of Ferdinand L. Barnett

Ferdinand L. Barnett was a Nebraska Legislator from 1927 to 1928. He was also the editor of The Progress, a Black newspaper in North Omaha.

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A Biography of Malcolm X in Omaha

This is a history of Malcolm X’s life in Omaha, and commemorations of his life in the city afterwards.

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A Biography of Judge Elizabeth Pittman by Jody Lovallo

Judge Elizabeth Ann Davis Pittman (1921-1998) was a pivotal figure in Nebraska’s legal community and throughout Omaha. This is a bio of her by Jody Lovallo.

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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 History of Omaha’s Urban League

A hallowed history unlike any other organization in the state, the Urban League of Nebraska is committed to, “…lead Nebraska in closing the social economic gap in the African American, other emerging ethnic communities and disadvantaged families in the achievement of social equality and economic independence and growth.” From the official Urban League of Nebraska […]