Protests on 72nd and Dodge on May 30, 2020. Photo by Chris Bowling.

7/6/20 • Day 15 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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Activists, community leaders and government officials reflect on race relations, inequities and what’s next for Omaha.

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Good morning,
Today we have stories of ongoing protests against police brutality and social inequity in Omaha, reckoning with what to celebrate on the Fourth of July and school attorneys prepare for possible legal battles this fall over mask requirements in schools.

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From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Read It Before It Becomes a Movie

Even if you’re not a history buff, “The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy” by Henry Hemming must be read to be believed. Our hero was a spy who was captured by and escaped from the Nazis, invented his own school, and convinced Winston Churchill to build an aircraft carrier out of ice. Really.

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Chris Bowling

Chris has worked for The Reader since January 2020. As an investigative reporter and news editor he’s taken deep dives into topics such as police transparency, affordable housing and COVID-19. Originally...

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