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Music always connects people in North Omaha

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Music always connects people in North Omaha

By: A student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class.

No matter how much you learn, it is difficult to understand the traditional culture and values ​​of the area. Due to the difficulty of adapting to its history and thinking, modern people prefer the latest trends and national cuisine. In my opinion, music is the only thing that can be loved regardless of time, history, or place. Even now, the old way of thinking has not changed, and a lot of music has been loved over time and is connecting with people's hearts. Jazz, which is still enjoyed by many people, attracted attention in North Omaha a long time ago. A number of well-known artists visited and performed, and the African Americans of North Omaha demonstrated their diverse talents.

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North Omaha Food for the Family

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North Omaha Food for the Family

By: Samantha Lu, a student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class. Omaha has been enriched with many cultural foods and we have now started to spotlight more restaurants that are African American owned and celebrating the food they make. There are many hidden gems around the Omaha area and some very well-known spots that almost everyone has tried already. More restaurant options have been explored and here are some suggestions for your next visit around the Omaha area. During Juneteenth, take the time to support local restaurants that have a rich history in Omaha...

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Redlining: A Brief History of Homeowner Segregation in Omaha

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Redlining: A Brief History of Homeowner Segregation in Omaha

Becoming a homeowner has been one of the major steps to achieving the ever-elusive American dream. This dream rings true for many of folk across multiple generations. It’s a goal even most modern-day Americans strive for, but that dream hasn’t always been attainable for every ethnic group or culture in our metro area. See more...

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