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Escaping the Indignities of Jim Crow

North Omaha

 

Despite segregation and racism, African Americans in Omaha created a vibrant local culture and found ways to have fun. Some of the unique leisure and entertainment opportunities for local black people included Kellom swimming pool, a putt-putt golf course, a skating rink and several theaters where local people saw concerts and plays. By looking at entertainment in North Omaha, we can see the many positive ways African Americans built their community.

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Despite segregation and racism, African Americans in Omaha created a vibrant local culture and found ways to have fun.

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