Category: Revive! North Omaha Community Guide: 2015-2016

Promising & Thriving Future

$500 Million in Development Underway in North Omaha North Omaha is finally attracting large scale private/public initiatives and projects. Because the developments and...

History Highlights: Education

Omaha native Eugene Skinner became the first African American to hold the positions of principal and assistant superintendent with the Omaha Public Schools (OPS). In his...

History Highlights: Politics

African Americans have never made up more than a fraction of Nebraska’s population, thus making election to statewide office difficult. Dr. Matthew Ricketts, a...

History Highlights: Civil Rights

The Urban League of Nebraska has been a stalwart social justice champion since 1927, advocating for economic selfreliance, parity, power, civil rights and equal...

History Highlights: People

Whitney Young As a young man, civil rights leader Whitney Young led the Urban League of Nebraska. During his Omaha tenure, the Kentucky native was instrumental in...

History Highlights

No matter how you cut it, North Omaha is a geographically and culturally specific quadrant of the city that is as distinct as South Omaha is on the other side of town....

Rising Through The Challenge

North Omaha has been home to people of various races, cultures and ethnicities, but is most commonly known as the traditional heart of the African-American community....