African Americans in Nebraska History

Laborers in Brownville about 1864. This image is the earliest known image of African Americans in Nebraska. NSHS RG3190-283

Laborers in Brownville about 1864. This image is the earliest known image of African Americans in Nebraska. NSHS RG3190-283

During the Black History Month of February, check out the articles in the Fall/Winter 2010 double issue of Nebraska History magazine discussing the history of African Americans in this state:

Introduction – David L. Bristow

“Equality Before the Law”: Thoughts on the Origin of Nebraska’s State Motto – James E. Potter

Always on My Mind: Frederick Douglass’s Nebraska Sister – Tekla Ali Johnson, John R. Wunder, Abigail B. Anderson

“A Double Mixture”: Equality and Economy in the Integration of Nebraska Schools, 1858-1883 – David J. Peavler Trowbridge

Lest We Forget: The Lynching of Will Brown, Omaha’s 1919 Race Riot – Orville D. Menard

The New Negro Movement in Lincoln, Nebraska – Jennifer Hildebrand

Mildred Brown and the De Porres Club: Collective Activism in Omaha, Nebraska’s Near North Side, 1947-1960 – Amy Helene Forss

Postscript: Mocking the Klan – Deb Arenz

Nebraska History is available as a benefit of full membership in the NSHS or by subscription only. Both full members and subscription-only members receive four issues yearly of Nebraska History and Nebraska History News.

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