Black Lives Matter in Omaha
Omaha joins many other cities nationwide in holding protests against racism.
June 12, 2020
In the weeks following the death of George Floyd, protests have broken out in every state in the country, as well as on other continents. In Omaha, the subsequent death of James Scurlock has prompted many locals to take to the streets to protest police brutality, systemic racism, and other race-centric issues ingrained in society today.
If you’d like to help, here are some resources:
Black-Owned Businesses in Nebraska
Dripped + Draped
Jackson’s Take Out
Okra’s African Grill
Crum Cakes Bakery
Big Mama’s Kitchen
Mixins Rolled Ice Cream
Chaima African Mart & Cuisine
Petitions you can sign:
Justice for Breonna Taylor: https://www.change.org/p/andy-beshear-justice-for-breonna-taylor
More Black History in American Schools: https://www.change.org/p/board-of-education-get-real-black-history-into-american-schools?recruiter=943086292&recruited_by_id=9237f810-48db-11e9-9b1a-bd21835d0058&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_abi&utm_term=share_petition
Hands-Up Act: https://www.change.org/p/us-senate-hands-up-act
***It is recommended that you do not donate to change.org, as the money does not go to the cause, but to the website.***
The photos above were taken by an anonymous photographer and edited by editor Lindsey Mulder.