This is a history of the Omaha Rockets, an independent Black baseball team from 1947 to 1950.
Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.
The Near North Side YMCA was a staple of the community for more than 50 years. Here’s the story…
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.