Categories
19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake architecture biography Black businesses Buildings Drug store historic preservation Lost history music Omaha Police Department Pioneer era Race riot White flight

A History of Duffy Drugs

Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!

Categories
20th century Americans biography Black people crime ethnic groups government Lost history Omaha Police Department Politics Race riot racism society

The Lynching of Will Brown

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

Categories
20th century African Americans biography crime economics ethnic groups government History of Nebraska Lost history Michael Richardson Near North Side Omaha Police Department Poindexter and we Langa Politics poverty racism self-published society

“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.”

Categories
18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century African Americans biography Churches culture economics ethnic groups historic preservation history Lost history North Omaha Omaha Police Department Organizations Pioneer era Politics racism wealthy

A History of African American Firsts in Omaha

This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.

Categories
20th century African Americans crime economics government Lost history Michael Richardson North Omaha Omaha Police Department Poindexter and we Langa Politics poverty racism

“FRAMED” Chapter 21 by Michael Richardson

This chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…