Freedomtainment — A Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
The Best First Step to Level Up
#Level-Up #FinancialFreedom #UNO #UNO SLA #Money #Finance #Careers #CareerFair #Omaha #SuccessStory #UNOforFreedomtainment #Juneteenth2021 #EmpoweringNorthOmaha #UNOServiceLearningAcademy #OmahaFreedomFestival #Freedomtainment A Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
By: A UNO Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class. So many people are lost or confused when it comes to their future and their career. It really helps you stand out for potential employers if you have done a few things before even filling out an application to any place. The first thing that will really help you out is to write down your core values and beliefs, from there you should also write down things that you are passionate about, finally you should write down anything that you have done that relates...
Malcolm X Day: Acknowledging an International Icon
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Lack of Recognition:
If you’re from Omaha, Nebraska, there is one name you’ve probably heard of in relation to the African American Civil Rights movement (https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/civil-rights-movement): Malcolm X. He was born in North Omaha and is an integral part of black history.
First Black Own Businesses in Omaha
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By: A.J., A Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class.
Background in Omaha
In 1899 The Omaha World-Herald article had reported about 2,000 black owned businesses nationwide but never reported the amount of black owned businesses from Omaha. However, in 1909 John Grant Pegg Established the Omaha Negro Business League to help encourage the black community with business development and to embrace race pride.
A Brief History of Juneteenth
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By: A Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class.
Juneteenth is a holiday that is in celebration of the ending of slavery. It was on June 19th, 1865 that Major General Gordon Granger and some soldiers had made the journey to Texas to announce the news that slavery was over. The interesting thing about this date is that it was actually a couple years after slavery was ended by President Lincoln.
Malcolm X: An Omaha Icon
A Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Growing up in Omaha, I’ve always been aware of the national figures born in Omaha and been proud about their accomplishments and achievements in a cool, hometown pride kind of way. While certainly not comprehensive, some of the Omahans that come to mind are:
- Warren Buffet
- Fred Astaire
- Roxane Gay
- Terence “Bud” Crawford
- Gerald Ford
- Ahman Green
- Amber Ruffin
- Gale Sayers
- Gabrielle Union
- Marlon Brando
- Jojo Siwa
- And Many More…