Omaha has grappled with racial segregation and uneven housing development over the past century. Understanding this history is crucial to address the disparities that persist here today.
I have known about Juneteenth since I was very young. Both of my parents were born and raised in the deep south. My mother, from Farmerville, LA, made it a
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was foundational in getting the Fair Housing Act signed into law.
One Omaha’s respect for Jane Jacobs is based around her urban planning ideals, as well as her grassroots activism to keep her community intact and thriving.