civil rights

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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Politics & Elections
4:14 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Omaha City Council passes LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance

The Omaha City Council has approved an ordinance banning discrimination in the workplace and all public places against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

Councilman Ben Gray sponsored the ordinance. It passed on a city council vote of four to three. The vote came one week after a three-hour public hearing, where supporters and opponents made their case as to why the ordinance should, or shouldn’t, pass.

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