Great Plains Black History Museum supporters seek inclusion in city budget

August 28th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Supporters of the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha are hoping that Mayor Jean Stothert doesn’t veto $40,000 in funding for the museum. Leaders of the museum believe it’s time for the city to begin supporting the mission of the cultural attraction.

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Negro league baseball exhibit in Omaha

May 31st, 2012

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – A collection of stories showing the history of Negro baseball leagues is now on display in North Omaha.

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History of Omaha black firefighters on display

February 1st, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – In the late 1800s, Omaha was home to one of the earliest African American firefighter crews in the country.

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Civil rights speaker recalls role of women in shaping a movement

October 25th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s monument was officially unveiled earlier this month. But what role did the mothers, daughters, sisters, and aunts play in the success of the civil rights movement?

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History Harvest finds treasures in north Omaha

October 24th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Dozens of people showed off their family heirlooms and treasures at a museum in north Omaha Saturday: those pieces stored in their homes that tell the history of their families, their community, and a country.

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Remembering Alice Station

April 6th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – A longtime board member or the Great Plains Black History Museum and well-known member of the North Omaha community, Alice Station, passed away this weekend.

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