Symone Sanders Street Naming

Symone Sanders Street Naming

Please join us in honoring Symone D. Sanders author, namesake show host, and seasoned political strategist on August 24th 2022 by naming a street after the Omaha Native. Symone Sanders’ impact began long before the election. Her earliest impact, to the author’s personal recollection, started as a teenager being placed in charge of the front […]

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Publisher’s Pen

Terri D. Sanders COVID.  Monkey Poxs.  CDC has relaxed requirements for schools as they open this fall…To mask or not, that is the question.  Numbers are rising in our state for infections, beware. Back to school!  It has been noted and observed that the years of pandemic and schools being closed has had an effect […]

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Omaha Star Reporter Profile

Asia Nared-Brooks is a reporter for the Omaha Star. The only Black owned newspaper in all of Nebraska’s 77,348 square miles. That is a fact that brings pride into her heart and fire into her feet. Understanding the importance of that fact has elevated her sense of purpose and love for the community. It was […]

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NAACP Meeting Dates

The NAACP Omaha Branch will meet at Noon at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 2602 N. 24th Street, lower level Heritage Center, on the following dates: August 20, 2022 September 18, 2022 October 21, 2022 November 19, 2022 For more information please contact the President, Rev. Michael Williams (hisgrace48@msn.com).

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 Volunteer with Mandela

Volunteer with Mandela

On Saturday, August 20 from 9:00-1:30pm volunteers from around the Miller Park area will be gathering at various sites in the community to participate in Rock the Block, led by Habitat for Humanity. The event encourages to neighbors to help neighbors with various beautification and exterior repair projects with painting, landscaping, and minor repairs to […]

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UNO Black Students’ perspective

Bousaina Ibrahim , Intern For young students, the beginning of August always signals that fall semester is near. Many college students will be preparing for their return– or first experiences– to classes, dorms, and campus life. For  Black students at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, this time of the year means the search for community continues. […]

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 Status

Status

‘Status’, a pre-loved luxury item store, in Aksarben Village was opened in 2020 by Christi Ballard.  Although it is new to Aksarben Village, it is not a new business to Christi. “It was not overnight. I have been selling pre-loved items while working [corporate] for 20 years. I was doing it on the side, so […]

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 Omahan graduate from goldman sachs 10,000 small business programs

Omahan graduate from goldman sachs 10,000 small business programs

 By Brandi Long-Frank Monique Farmer, Owner and Operator of Avant Solutions, a minority-owned Public Relations and Communications consulting firm, graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program in New York City.  Farmer completed the program alongside 170 small business owners representing 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.  “The education, networking and […]

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