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July 2020

African American Athletes in Omaha: Challenges Pride & Influence

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Plains Black History Museum, 2221 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha, NE 68110 US
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The challenges, pride and influence of African American Athletes in Omaha. Facilitator: LeClara Gilreath

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Lunch & Learn: Five More Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Black History, That You Don’t Learn In School.

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Plains Black History Museum, 2221 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha, NE 68110 US
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A candid conversation about history exploring culture, black resistance and legislation on the lives of Black people. Facilitator: Jade Rogers

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August 2020

The History of the Negro League Baseball

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Plains Black History Museum, 2221 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha, NE 68110 US
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In 1920, Major League Baseball was founded, but their league did not allow African Americans to participate. So, that very same year we founded a League of Our Own, the Negro Baseball League. Facilitator: LeClara Glireath

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Lunch & Learn: Secret & Sacred

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Plains Black History Museum, 2221 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha, NE 68110 US
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A look at slavery and the undying spirit of resistance for the enslaved. Facilitator: Jade Rogers

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September 2020

The History of Jazz Music and its Venues in Omaha, NE

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Plains Black History Museum, 2221 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Omaha, NE 68110 US
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The history of Jazz music in and the jazz venues that played at in Omaha, NE. Facilitator LeClara Gilreath

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