President Biden Nominates Three Black Women for Federal Court of Appeals

Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Correspondent Remember these names: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Tiffany Cunningham, and Candace Jackson-Akiwumi. These are President Joseph Biden’s first three nominations for the federal Court of Appeals. In 2020, Biden pledged to name the first African American woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. A number of retirements are expected from the […]

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University of Nebraska – Nebraska Promise

The University of Nebraska extended the deadline to apply for the Nebraska Promise program, guaranteeing tuition coverage for in-state students with family-adjusted gross incomes of $60,000 or less. All four NU campuses, as well as the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, have extended the deadline to apply from April 1 to May 1, 2021. To […]

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 Highlander Code Camp

Highlander Code Camp

This summer Highlander will offer a summer web development program for students attending school or living in North Omaha. Code Camp will be located in The Connect, 2112 North 30th Street, Suite 105. The program focus will be webcreation, project management, jobreadiness, and fun summer activities. A typical week in this program includes classroom instruction […]

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 Shonna Dorsey Joins Mutual of Omaha Foundation

Shonna Dorsey Joins Mutual of Omaha Foundation

The Mutual of Omaha Foundation is pleased to welcome Shonna Dorsey to the organization’s Board of Directors. Dorsey joined Mutual of Omaha in 2018 and currently works as an Information Services Manager. Dorsey is a seasoned community leader with extensive volunteer and nonprofit board experience. She has worked with several community organizations and has devoted […]

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 Publisher’s Pen

Publisher’s Pen

COVID-19 has not been totally removed from society, but it has been slowed a bit. Personally I have received both vaccinations which gives me a green light to travel while maintaining CDC guidelines for travel. After being grounded since December 2019, I am looking forward to traveling and new experiences locally and internationally. So much […]

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 The Sanders Family: Symone said YES

The Sanders Family: Symone said YES

Family and friends gathered on the rooftop of the Zena Hotel, Washington D.C.as Symone D. Sanders, Omaha Native, was escorted by Shawn J. Townsend, theLove of her life, while blindfolded to a rose laden poolside cabana while beingserenaded by an acapella soloist to the song by Stevie Wonder, Knocks Me Off MyFeet to receive the […]

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 2021 Native Omaha Days Festival

2021 Native Omaha Days Festival

The Native Omaha Days Organizing Committee is diligently working on activities for this year’s Native Omaha Days Festival. The event will take place on Monday, July 26 thru Monday, August 2, 2021. The Committee fully supports all measures to protect the health and welfare of our community and beyond. We will closely monitor the situation […]

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