City presents united front against violence

December 13th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The city, Omaha Police Department and community groups presented a united front at OPD headquarters today. The message: let’s work together to tackle violence.

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Jesse Jackson urges Lincoln students to fight against poverty

December 6th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Lincoln, NE – Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson stopped by Nebraska last week, urging students to fight against poverty and inequality.

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Gang Fight: Nebraska

November 16th, 2011

By Mike Tobias

Omaha, NE – “Gang Fight: Nebraska” examines the current landscape of gang activity in Nebraska, and efforts to fight back.

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Local leaders urged to make poverty a priority

November 1st, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Omaha has one of the highest rates of black poverty in the nation. A national speaker on the issue, Tavis Smiley, stopped by Omaha last week, and urged leaders of the city to make poverty a priority.

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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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Occupy Omaha protesters march against “corporate greed”

October 15th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Hundreds of people marched through downtown Omaha this morning, in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

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