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A History of Omaha’s Chinatown by Ryan Roenfeld

Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!

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The Lynching of Will Brown

This is a summary of the lynching of Will Brown in 1919.

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A History of Churches in Florence, Nebraska

These are churches that existed in Florence, Nebraska before 1917.

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A History of Omaha’s North Downtown

This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.

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A Tour of the Omaha Civil Rights Movement

This is a tour of various sites associated with the Civil Rights movement in Omaha, Nebraska.

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“FRAMED” Chapter 22 by Michael Richardson

In this chapter, Mondo we Langa is quoted saying “…they simply could not let an African man who called police “pigs” get away with that.”

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A History of African American Firsts in Omaha

This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.