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A History of Omaha’s Urban League

A hallowed history unlike any other organization in the state, the Urban League of Nebraska is committed to, “…lead Nebraska in closing the social economic gap in the African American, other emerging ethnic communities and disadvantaged families in the achievement of social equality and economic independence and growth.” From the official Urban League of Nebraska […]

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A History of Omaha’s North Downtown

This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.

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A History of North Omaha’s Lake School

Lake School was a fixture in the neighborhood for a century. This is its history…

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A History of North Omaha’s Covenant Presbyterian Church

The Covenant Presbyterian Church was located in North Omaha for almost 100 years. Learn more here…

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A History of 3210 North 21st Street

This is the history of an average home in North Omaha, which is old but not remarkable.

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A History of North Omaha’s Provident Hospital

North Omaha’s Provident Hospital was an attempt to challenge the city’s racism. What happened?

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A Tour of the Omaha Civil Rights Movement

This is a tour of various sites associated with the Civil Rights movement in Omaha, Nebraska.