civil rights

Lancaster County
8:36 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Lincoln extending benefits to same-sex spouses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's mayor has approved extending health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of city workers.

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Government
3:39 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

ACLU seeks Nebraska recognition of gay marriages

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group is asking a judge to order Nebraska to recognize same-sex marriages while the group's legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban is pending.

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Government
11:13 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Governor: State will fight same-sex marriage suit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says Nebraska will defend itself against an expected legal challenge to the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
1:15 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

New challenge to Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Citing recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, a civil liberties group will again challenge Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
8:02 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. job-discrimination bill stalls in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
2:09 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Debate rages on Nebraska job-discrimination bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation is still facing a filibuster.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Neb. anti-discrimination measure faces resistance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would protect Nebraskans against job discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance in the Legislature.

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Education
1:24 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Dedication ceremony Friday for new OPS middle school

Alfonza W. Davis.

A dedication ceremony this Friday marks the opening of Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Powerbroker Screens at Film Streams

Film Streams is partnering with the Urban League of Nebraska to present a special documentary called “The Powerbroker” this Thursday.

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Education
11:00 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Sokolof Lecture focuses on civil rights movement

The relationship between the Jewish and African-American communities, and their roles in the civil rights movement, is the topic of a lecture Thursday at UNO.

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