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Music That Shaped North Omaha
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By: Chakera J. Hough, A student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class. Music has always been a form of expression that people have used to escape the reality of the real world. Getting lost in the rhythm of a song seems to be a form of healing for many people, especially the African American residents of North Omaha. The beautiful history that shapes the music of North Omaha has been enriched by African American culture for over 170 years. From jazz bands to church choirs, to orchestras, and much more, the power African Americans...
Music always connects people in North Omaha
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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.
More Than an Intersection
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