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 […]

Three Little Pigs

The Minne Lusa Ladies

Cindy Meister Diaz

Loyalty and Pride

February 8, 2014 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, North Omaha, People, Places

When Ron Dotzler asked his future in-laws for permission to marry their daughter, her mother said no. “No? Why?” “Because you’re white.” Dotzler grew up in rural Iowa, in a small town of about 300 […]

Queenly meets quaint