Student Projects


  • Sports
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    Sports
    Sports are a large part of the community for fans and non fans alike. Sports give youth a sense of hope.
  • Businesses
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    Businesses
    Have you ever walked down 24th Street and wondered about the history behind it? During the 1930s, N. 24th Street ...
  • Civil Rights: Tactics & Strategy for Change
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    Civil Rights: Tactics & Strategy for Change
    Segregation, discrimination, and unfair, these are the words that were commonly used by the North Omaha black community in the 1950s...
  • Community Cohesion: Native American Days
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    Community Cohesion: Native American Days
    Native Omaha Days is important to North Omaha because it brings back memories. It's where the black community comes together...
  • Press and Newspapers
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    Press and Newspapers
    Throughout our history, African-Americans have struggled to be treated fairly and to be free. Segregation and discrimination followed...
  • Politics: Pioneering Politicians
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    Politics: Pioneering Politicians
    In order to improve their community, several African-Americans in Nebraska have decided to get involved in politics.
  • North Omaha, Dramatic Arts
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    North Omaha, Dramatic Arts
    Minstrel shows were a variety of acts performed to stereotypically down grade the African American culture.
  • Early Settlers
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    Early Settlers
    In our research, we learned about how African-American settlers came to Nebraska. Even though African Americans have lived in parts...
  • Fire Fighters
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    Fire Fighters
    Omaha has a long and proud tradition of black firefighters breaking barriers. In 1895, the first black firefighters were hired.
  • Modern Music
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    Modern Music
    Music has had a significant impact on people throughout history and provides a soundtrack for their experiences.