Protesters gather at Culxr House for a free legal clinic lead by the ACLU of Nebraska following a mass arrest on the Farnam Street bridge in July 2020. Photo courtesy of the ACLU of Nebraska.

7/31/20 • Day 40 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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‘They Awoke a Sleeping Giant’: The Fight Is Far from Over for Omaha Protesters

On Thursday afternoon, 96 arrested protesters gathered at Culxr House on North 24th Street Thursday afternoon to organize and connect with ACLU of Nebraska legal sources. In talks with attendees, a single fact became apparent.

This movement is far from over.

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Today we have stories about expansion of Eppley Airport being placed on hold, an Omaha clinical research facility running trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine and the ACLU of Nebraska hosting an event for the 120 recently arrested protesters.

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