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.

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 were united in the cause to promote civil rights and liberty for Black people. One of them was a lawyer named Joseph Carr, and this is a biography of his life. This is Joseph Carr … Continue reading A Biography of Joseph Carr

Biography of Dr. Craig Morris

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.

A History of Omaha’s “Black Mayor”

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.