This is a history of African American police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a biography of Lewis Washington (1800-1898), a famous abolitionist, noted lecturer and minister who lived in North Omaha, Nebraska, at the end of his life.
This is a history of the 9 Center Variety Store in North Omaha, Nebraska from 1938 to 1947.
This is a history of the Gothic style Sacred Heart Catholic Church and parish in North Omaha, Nebraska.
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 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 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.
This is a history of one of Omaha’s oldest African American churches, Morning Star Baptist Church.
This is a history of the Omaha Colored Baseball League.
Throughout most of his life, Edwin Overall (1835–1901) dedicated himself fighting for civil rights. This is his story.
Department stores once dotted the area north of Dodge and east of North 72nd Street. This is a history of department stores in North Omaha.
A musician, educator and minister committed to Black power, Rev. Russel Taylor was a powerful leader in North Omaha. This is his story.
This is a directory of historic North Omaha church buildings. Many are still churches; some are not.
Charity, socializing, and fraternity drove the American Legion Theodore Roosevelt Post #30 in North Omaha. Discover what happened to them.
From 1951 to 1963, the 24th Street Dairy Queen was serve the Black community in the Near North Side. This is a history of the business.
One African American dentist in Omaha was a civil rights advocate, economic justice activist, and medical leader in the community. Then he simply left North Omaha. This is a biography of his life in the community.
First conceptualized in 1954, it took almost 40 years for North Omaha’s highest high speed corridor to be completed. This is a history of the North Freeway.
Since its founding in 1854, the City of Omaha has never had a publicly elected Black mayor. For a period in from the 1930s through the 1940s though, there was a Black mayor competition held. This is a history of that position.
This is a history of the Carver Bank in North Omaha, the first-ever Black-owned bank in Nebraska.
A giant church building, a large congregation and lots of impact by Immanuel Baptist Church went on for more than 50 years in North Omaha. Today there’s no sign of this once-important place. This is a history of the church.
A theater opened to African Americans in a time when Omaha was deeply segregated, the Ritz Theater was an anomaly in the city. Here’s some of its history.