Race relations -- Omaha (Neb.)
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Ms. Danner recounts her experiences growing up in Oklahoma, and her life in Omaha starting in about 1917. She also discusses her brother, a Nebraska State senator.
Mr. Washington recounts his experiences growing up and living in Omaha, with an emphasis on cultural life during the 1940s.
Mr. Eure was born in Omaha in 1950. He relates his involvement in the Omaha public schools (especially student activism at Central High School), in civil rights and anti-war activities, and in his work with the Afro Academy of Dramatic Arts in Omaha.
Mr. Rice was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1947. He recounts his experiences growing up in Omaha, attending Creighton University, his involvement in the Black Panther Party and his life in prison.
Ms. Eure was born in Omaha, NE, in 1925. She recounts her experiences growing up in Omaha, her involvement with civil rights in the 1940s through the 1960s, and her work with the Afro Academy of Dramatic Arts and Omaha Legal Aid.
Mr. Peak was born in Omaha in 1943. He recounts his U.S. Navy career during the Vietnam War and his involvement in the Black Panther Party in Omaha.
Ms. Clark recounts her recollections of the formation of B.L.A.C. (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha during the 1960s.
Mr. Mackey enrolled at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1965. He recounts his experiences at school and in the corporate world after graduating.
Ms. Johnson was born in St. Louis in 1932. She recounts her experiences growing up in St. Louis, MO, living in Hastings, NE, and her involvement in social services and school desegregation in Omaha, NE.