A New Day Arisen

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Kelly Hill stands on the corner of 30th and Lake streets admiring Salem Baptist Church’s towering cross, which looms over the landscape. A member of the church for more than 15 years, Kelly grew up […]

Florence and the Political Machine

Posted In: Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Home

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Omaha’s annexation of Florence—the historic and scenic riverfront community on the far northeast reaches of our city. The milestone warrants a look back at this contentious time in […]

Clarence Wigington

December 15, 2016 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Home, Publications

When she lived a block away, Linda Williams would pass the Broomfield duplex at 25th and Lake streets almost every day. That was a little more than a decade ago. As she walked past the […]

Niles Paul

Where Dignitaries Waited

October 6, 2016 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Home, Publications

Out of the Douglas County Historical Society’s collection of 6 million artifacts and records, the biggest showcase is the General Crook House Museum. The Italianate-style brick home was built in 1878. Now located on Metropolitan […]

Black Lives Matter

July 15, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, People, Web Exclusive

Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in Omaha on Thursday, July 14, to raise awareness about institutionalized racism. Alecia Anderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, attended last night’s Black Lives […]

The Nelson Mandela Way

January 20, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine, Publications

North Omaha may be reversing five decades of capital resources leaving the community with little else but social services coming in. Emerging business, housing, and community projects are spearheading a revitalization, and a new school […]

Speaking Out and Standing Up

Big Mama, Bigger Heart

Robot Apocalypse

July 9, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Publications

You’ve heard the old story repeated time and again: American students are failing to keep up with students internationally in math and science. High-tech businesses have more job openings than qualified applicants. While some curse […]


 
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