Cathy Hughes, North Omaha

A Biography of Cathy Hughes

This is a biography of North Omaha native Cathy Hughes. She grew up in the Logan Fontenelle Projects and today is the 2nd richest Black woman in America.

Myrtle Washington's High Class Colored Boarding House, 2324 N. 22nd Street, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of the Willis Hotel

This is a history of Myrtle Washington’s High Class Colored Boarding House once located at 2324 N. 22nd Street, North Omaha, Nebraska.

This is a history of the music of North Omaha, by Adam Fletcher Sasse for NorthOmahaHistory.com

A History of Music in North Omaha

This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.

Omaha Guide F.L. Barnett banner 1932

A History of The Omaha Guide

This is a history of the Omaha Guide newspaper, a Black-owned and Black-focused semi-weekly in North Omaha, Nebraska from 1927 through 1956.

Joseph Carr, African American Omaha attorney

A Biography of Joseph Carr

There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city’s history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many … More