Student Projects


  • 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...
  • Sudanese Immigrants
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    Sudanese Immigrants
    Violent Civil War has been a reality for many South Sudanese citizens for decades. In the mid 1980's the conflict started to turn...
  • Charles B. Washington Branch
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    Charles B. Washington Branch
    Mr. Washington was known as the "Godfather of North Omaha" because of his dedication to and advocacy for his neigborhood.
  • Tuskegee Airmen
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    Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were heroes in World War II. They were African American fighter pilots of the 332nd fighter group. 450 Tuskegee Airmen...
  • Military Service:  Civil War
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    Military Service: Civil War
    During the years of the Civil War thousands of African Americans played a crucial role in defending our freedoms.
  • 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 ...
  • Visual Arts
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    Visual Arts
    Visual art is an important avenue for self-expression and always has a story behind it. African American visual arts...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...