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Black History Month: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Posted at 4:31 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 17:32:42-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — When it comes to racial equality, Omaha has made great strides, but some of its disturbing history can't be erased, and the events on the streets of Omaha this past summer shows that a lot more work needs to be done.

One of the most disturbing moments in Omaha's history was the "Red Summer." World War I was over, but the nation was not at peace.

3 News Now reporter Danielle Davis takes a look back at the "Red Summer" of 1919, the protests of this past summer, and how Omaha is planning to move forward.

Watch her report at the top of the page.

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