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North Omaha History by
Call Number: LOVE F674.O557 F548 2016
Publication Date: 2016-05-01
This is a three volume set.
Out of Omaha by
Call Number: LOVE Reserve E185.96 .O98 2019
Publication Date: 2018
University Community Responds to National Protests
"As protests continue in all 50 states, members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln community have responded in a variety of ways — including the addition of their voices to the national debate taking place regarding the death of George Floyd." From Nebraska Today.
Letter to the Editor: Black Student Union demands change
A letter to Lincoln and the UNL Community from the Black Student Union published in The Daily Nebraskan.
A History of Redlining in Omaha by Adam Fletcher Sasse
"The history of North Omaha includes redlining starting during the 1920s, and being made illegal in the 1960s. This article explores that history, including the context in which it happened and some of the outcomes."
A History of Racism in Omaha by Adam Fletcher Sasse
"Omaha Public Schools are re-segregating today. Neighborhoods in Omaha are severely segregated. Throughout the city, black and brown people are routinely followed through stores, disproportionately pulled over by police and much, much more. Following, I detail research findings that show the areas of education, healthcare, economic development and policing demonstrate clear racial segregation throughout Omaha. Racism isn’t just a physical phenomenon in Omaha; its a systemic, cultural and attitudinal reality present throughout the city."
Lest We Forget: The Lynching of Will Brown, Omaha’s 1919 Race Riot by Orville D Menard
"A mob stormed the burning Douglas County Courthouse on September 28, 1919, and lynched an African American, Will Brown. The victim, accused of raping a white woman, had no opportunity to prove his innocence. Political boss Tom Dennison and his allies may have encouraged the lynching in order to discredit Mayor Edward P Smith, an advocate for reform."