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North Omaha Chronicles, 12-15-19

This is North Omaha Chronicles “THE Sports Center”, 12-15-19. Copyright 2019 Adam Fletcher Sasse. All rights reserved.

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A History of the Omaha Rockets Independent Black Baseball Team

This is a history of the Omaha Rockets, an independent Black baseball team from 1947 to 1950.

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A History of the Charles Street Bicycle Park in North Omaha by Ryan Roenfeld

Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.

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A History of the Near North YMCA in North Omaha

The Near North Side YMCA was a staple of the community for more than 50 years. Here’s the story…

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A History of the Jack Johnson Riot in Omaha

In July 1910 racial tension flared towards Omaha’s African-American community after a tremendous upset victory by boxer Jack Johnson versus James Jeffries in Reno, Nevada.