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History of Omaha Racism Part 2

We continue our study of the History of Omaha Racism. the city of Omaha tries to abolish slavery in 1859. The Birth of a Nation plays in Omaha. An Episcopalian priest is jailed for looking Asian, and the history of the Jewish community in Omaha.

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History of Omaha Racism Part 1

Adam Fletcher Sasse shines a light on Omaha Racism by expertly telling the story of the treatment of non-whites over the past 160 years. Early racism, lynchings, the Greek Town riot and segregation are included.

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The 1960s North Omaha Riots

Adam tells us the story of the North Omaha riots of the 1960s. Were they consequences, or causes of the decline of North Omaha? What did George Wallace, the Black Panthers and Ernie Chambers have to do with the riots? Adam weaves the yarn.

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The Town of Saratoga Nebraska

Adam Fletcher Sasse takes us back in time to the town of Saratoga Neb. It’s was at 24th & Grand in Omaha. What happened to Saratoga? Is there anything left? What’s the legacy and what about Sulphur Springs? Anything left of the Saratoga dock on the Missouri River? Is the Grand Hotel still there? Find out.

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Walking through Omaha’s Prospect Hill Cemetery

Adam walks us through Omaha’s oldest cemetery – Prospect Hill. Where is it and who’s buried there?

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History of North 16th Street in Omaha Part 2

Adam continues his tour of N16th St as it transitions from luxury mansions to plush apartments that still stand to this day. He also gives us a tour of the Storz brewery and the center of commerce that was at 16th & Locust.

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History of North 16th Street in Omaha Part 1

Adam Fletcher Sasse drives us down North 16th Street, starting in the 1850s when it was a country road leading to the old town of Saratoga. We get a bird’s eye view of the mansions that once lined this grand way – also known as Sherman Avenue.

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Omaha’s Jack Johnson Riot

Adam Fletcher Sasse takes us back to the turn of the last century and exams the roots of civil unrest in Omaha. Jack Johnson vs. James Jeffries in Reno NV – 1910.

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Kountze Place Neighborhood

Adam Fletcher Sasse tells us about the Omaha neighborhood laid out in 1882 by banker Herman Kountze. Omaha’s bankers, lawyers, doctors and business leaders lived in Kountze Place at the turn of the last century. It was a commuter suburb, reachable only by streetcars. Learn about the the mansion and attractions at Kounze Place.

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Early African American Leaders

Adam Fletcher Sasse takes us back to the 19th century to let us know about Omaha’s early African American leaders including Silas Robbins, Dr. Matthew Ricketts, the Singleton family, John Grant Pegg and into the 20th century with Clarence Wigington and Mildred Brown.

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