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!
Judge Elizabeth Ann Davis Pittman (1921-1998) was a pivotal figure in Nebraska’s legal community and throughout Omaha. This is a bio of her by Jody Lovallo.
Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.
This is Framed Chapter 24 by Michael Richardson.
This is Chapter 24 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.
This is an overview of the life of Mildred Brown, influential publisher of the Omaha Star and businesswoman, maven and community hero.
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.”
This chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…
The trial testimony of Duane and Donald Peak focuses on them laughing at the death…
In chapter 19 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the murder trial begins…
In Chapter 18 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the story continues unfolding. Read this original true story thriller from North Omaha today!
This is chapter 17 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. It introduces the Congressional action against the Omaha Two, and more.
This is FRAMED Chapter 16 by Michael Richardson. In this installment, arrests are made and fingers are pointed – again.
This is Chapter 15 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, covering the day Ed Poindexter was arrested.
Presented in Chapter 14 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson is a smoking gun!
In Michael Richardson’s book FRAMED, Chapter 13 exposes detail galore. This chapter shows how!
This is Chapter 12 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. In it, the author explores the role of Duane Peak and the FBI in the resulting coverup.
FRAMED, Chapter 11 was written by Michael Richardson.
“Angry Policemen Seek Deadly House Bomber,” screamed the Omaha World-Herald. 25 people in North Omaha were arrested. Here’s the actual list of suspects compiled by the Omaha Police Department. Discover what happened on the day patrolman Larry Minard, Sr. was killed.
Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 9 in the series on NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. It was written by Michael Richardson. Learn more here. “I will never ever forgive the Black Panther Party for that.” —Ed Poindexter on being called a police agent On July 2, 1970, a […]
This is FRAMED Chapter 8 by Michael Richardson, exposing the history of the FBI framing of the Omaha Two.
This is Chapter 7 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, detailing the blatant framing of Mondo we Langa and Ed Pointdexter in the years before 1971.
Chapter 6 of FRAMED! by Michael Richardson includes suspense, intrigue and conspiracy…
This is Chapter 5 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
The fourth chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson continues detailing the FBI cover-up of Black Panthers in Omaha.
Chapter 3 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson introduces Mondo we Langa, formerly David Rice.
This is Framed, Chapter 2 by Michael Richardson.
This is Framed, Chapter 1 by Michael Richardson.
This is a summary of chapters in the Framed series by Michael Richardson for NorthOmahaHistory.com
Preface to “Framed,” a series by Michael Richardson for NorthOmahaHistory.com
The Omaha history mystery of the lost monument is unravelled by guest author Michele Wyman.
One of North Omaha’s landmark roadways that has always intrigued me is Cuming Street. My dad used to take my brother and I to Canfield’s, where we’d comb the aisles for what seemed like hours. Creighton University seemed like a foreign land, but in high school I discovered Bemis Park and began lulling in the […]
A guest article by Karen Clopton explores the history of the Prince Hall Masons and their century-old Druid Hall in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a guest post by Linda Williams, an architecture student in Omaha.