Student Projects


  • North Omaha Music
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    North Omaha Music
    Jazz played an important part in the history of North Omaha. Preston Love once said, "If New York, Chicago...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • North Omaha, The Great Migration
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    North Omaha, The Great Migration
    In the early 1900s, African-Americans sought a better life in the North. Jim Crow Laws in the South reinforced segregation and discrimination.
  • Church History
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    Church History
    The church has been very important to the African-American community. In North Omaha, the church has been a source of ...
  • 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...
  • 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.