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Symposium on 1919 lynching in downtown Omaha

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 16:03:22-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Saturday, September 28 marked 100 years since an African American named Will Brown was lynched in downtown Omaha after people stormed the Douglas County Courthouse. Today, a symposium was held at the courthouse to examine the events and impact of that day.

Read more: Community reflects, remembers Will Brown