New study points to health disparities among minority women

May 11th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – Minority women in Nebraska have less health insurance and access to doctors and poorer health than their white counterparts.

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A discussion about teaching culture

February 23rd, 2012

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Schools purchased thousands of copies of a cultural proficiency book last year, which cost the district over $130,000. Many people have now read the book, and they’re talking about it.

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Coming home for Native Omaha Days

July 29th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Hundreds of people are coming back to North Omaha this week for the Native Omaha Days homecoming.

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“The Life of Harold Dow,” an Omaha pioneer

July 27th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE- One of Omaha’s most famous journalists died suddenly last year. Harold Dow was the first African American reporter to broadcast on the air in Omaha.

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Freedom Riders hit the road, 50 years later

May 9th, 2011

By Jonathan Ash

Lincoln, NE – During the troubles of a segregated south in the early 1960s, a group of Freedom Riders set out to change minds throughout the country. Now, 50 years later, a second Freedom Ride is hitting the road.

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Diversity on the ground, diversity at the top

April 20th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – The population of people of color is on the rise, with Latinos leading the way. And, some locals hope the leadership in the city will start to change to reflect that growth.

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