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Our Communities: Omaha
Title

In Their Own Image: The Hidden History of African Americans in Omaha

Speaker

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Description

Go beyond negative headlines and persistent stereotypes to discover the rich, and largely hidden, history of African Americans in Omaha. Drawing on an array of digitized artifacts from the Great Plains Black History Museum collection, Jones offers a multi-faceted portrait of black life in Omaha since the late 19th century.

Age Group
Grade 4 to Adult

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