#NorthOmaha

  • Silas Robbins: Nebraska’s first black lawyer

    Silas Robbins was a prominent figure in the history of North Omaha, Nebraska. Robbins was born in Iowa in 1865, but he moved to Omaha in the late 1800s to start a new life. He quickly became involved in the community and made a name for himself as a businessman and civic leader.

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  • North Omaha’s Greatest Film Maker: George P. Johnson

    When one thinks of an influential entrepreneur from Omaha usually, they think of Warren Buffet, but what if I told you there are some influential entrepreneurs here in North Omaha. George P. Johnson was an American businessman and entrepreneur who played a significant role in the development of the Lincoln Motion Picture Company.

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  • Breaking New Ground: How the Highlander Accelerator and 75 North are Reshaping Omaha’s Community

    The 75 North Development and the Highlander Accelerator in Omaha are two intertwined projects that are transforming the landscape of North Omaha. The 75 North Development is a nonprofit organization that focuses on community development and revitalization in the area, while the Highlander is a mixed-income housing development that is part of the larger 75…

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  • North Omaha Excels In Athletics

    North Omaha has produced many athletes that make a big impact in the sports world for decades now. Many of these athletes has become household names to the youth and community of North Omaha and set an example for future generations by showing that it is possible to make a career out of hard work…

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  • 6 MUST HAVE Food Spots in North Omaha

    Everyone loves a good spot to eat, but sometimes they can be hard to find. Well look no further! This list will list 6 of the best places that you HAVE to stop at and eat if you’re in North Omaha. (Not in any order).

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  • Best Night Activities In North Omaha To Check Out!

    I enjoy a cool beer on a hot day, a bourbon on the rocks in a warm, dimly lit bar, and I find it incomprehensible how much power an Aperol spritz has over me in the summer. I know a lot of folks that drink to experience the effects of alcohol, yet they often claim…

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  • Keeping the Legacy Alive: The Malcolm X Foundation

    Get ready to experience the trailblazing and powerful legacy of Malcolm X, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. X has inspired change for this nation’s Black citizens, and he is still remembered prominently due to his high-powered speeches and unrelenting advocacy for Black Americans. And still to this day, X’s…

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  • Juneteenth, A Day to Remember!

    Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the abolition of slavery in honor of enslaved African Americans. The name Juneteenth is derived from the words June and nineteenth, as freedom was declared on June 19th, 1865. Juneteenth was finally recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the…

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