Black people in Omaha have celebrated, uplifted and empowered Black culture in the city for more than 150 years. Sometimes … More
For only 40 years, a longtime congregation was at home in the Kountze Place neighborhood. They built a huge church, … More
This is a history of Metoyer’s BBQ in North Omaha, Nebraska, which was open from 1958 to 1985.
This is a history of the Calhoun Hotel, a Black hotel at 2423 Lake Street in North Omaha from 1946 to 1962.
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 the history of the City Interracial Committee, an attempt by youth in the 1930s to overcome segregation in Omaha, Nebraska.
This article is a history of police brutality in Omaha, Nebraska, from 1887 to present.
This is a history of McMillan Magnet Middle School, which was originally planned as North Junior High School, and operated as McMillan Junior High School, in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the historic storefronts located at N. 24th and Binney Streets in North Omaha, Nebraska.
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.
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.
Vic B. Walker (1864-c1925) was an African American attorney, police officer, business owner, and criminal in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ollie Jackson was pinned with being a notorious criminal in the hire of Tom Dennison. This is his biography.
This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.
This is a history of the Red Dot Athletic Club, a North Omaha sports association for young people from 1924 to 1926.
Jake Bird (1901–1949) murdered 4 people and attacked two others in the Omaha area in 1928. This is an account of what happened.
Today it looks like a bland industrial space along a decrepit street in a rundown part of Omaha. However, once this gigantic building was a foothold into the middle class for hundreds of workers; and again it was a warehouse to store parts for the homes of thousands across the community. Soon it will have a new future as a tribute to a community scion and African American icon for all times. This is a history of 4402 Florence Boulevard in the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District of North Omaha.
This is a history of one of Omaha’s oldest African American churches, Morning Star Baptist Church.
There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city’s history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many … More
This is the story of Professor George T. McPherson (1864-c1915) of North Omaha, who was the preeminent pianist in Omaha for decades.
This is a history of the Bedford Place neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Omaha Colored Baseball League.
This is a story of Pvt. Anderson Bell (1838-1903) of North Omaha, a Black soldier in the Civil War.
This is a biography of Flora Pinkston (1887-1966) of North Omaha, Nebraska.
Throughout most of his life, Edwin Overall (1835–1901) dedicated himself fighting for civil rights. This is his story.