School Year Blues, Professor Steps Up, Opposing Rallies at Memorial Park and more Top Local News for Friday, July 10

7/10/20 • Day 19 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook The Importance of Organizing Ja Keen Fox, who led 36 straight days of protests at Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine’s home, gives his perspectives on the reality of collective imagining. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good […]

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The Importance of Organizing

“We cannot say what new structures will replace the ones we live with yet, because once we have torn shit down, we will inevitably see more and see differently and feel a new sense of wanting and being and becoming.” – The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, by Fred Moten and Stefano Harney.   […]

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Police and Oppression, Homeschooling Debate, County COVID-19 Update and more Top Local News for Thursday, July 9

7/9/20 • Day 18 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Police Response and Systems of Oppression We have been watching a mass grief in real time View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have another entry in our “Voices of the Revolution” series as […]

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Dismantle the System, PPP Bailouts and Donations, COVID-19 Supply Shortages and more Top Local News for Wednesday, July 8

7/8/20 • Day 17 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Dismantle the Political Empire “The system can be changed. The system must be changed,” Morgann Freeman writes. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about one plan to defund and reallocate city funds, […]

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Voices of the Revolution, Mask Debate, Firework Mishaps and more Top Local News for Tuesday, July 7

7/7/20 • Day 16 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Voices of the Revolution Contributing writer Beaufield Berry introduces “Voices of the Revolution,” a series of stories from leaders emerging from this period of protest. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have an […]

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Where Do We Go From Here? Preparing for Legal Battle, Fourth of July Reckoning and more Top Local News for Friday, July 6

7/6/20 • Day 15 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Where Do We Go from Here? Activists, community leaders and government officials reflect on race relations, inequities and what’s next for Omaha. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories of ongoing protests […]

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Dismantle the Political Empire

  It would be a gross understatement to say our political system is simply broken. To its core, our political system is morally, fiscally and socially corrupted and diseased. Both political parties in our two-party system have chosen to reinforce colonialist white supremacy at each level of every branch of government. And while there have […]

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