DISPARATE DISCIPLINE

The harsh practice of early childhood centers and elementary schools meting out discipline to “difficult” children through suspension or expulsion is netting more attention. Even more disturbing is the higher rate at which African-Americans and Latinos face exclusionary discipline for behavioral reasons. Special-needs kids are also more frequently disciplined than the general student population. Punitive […]

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African Culture Fest – July 15

This inaugural fest kicks off with a strong mission. Created by the team behind AFROMAHA, it’s goal is “to provide a long lasting platform that celebrates African culture, fosters unity, and that promotes understanding and acceptance of the growing rich cultural tapestry in Omaha and beyond.” It’s first initiation through the African Culture Fest which […]

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Disney On Ice presents “Dream Big” comes to Omaha at the Centurylink Center – Oct. 12 – Oct. 15!

Believing is just the beginning when dreamers around the country witness the empowering tales of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies told through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Audiences are invited to join eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White – as they embark […]

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Sunshine Superman

Between the balmy, carefree beats of the Beach Boys and the edgier introspection of the Beatles, showing less grit than Dylan and more mysticism than the Rolling Stones, Donovan Leitch, known simply as “Donovan”, bounded to the top of the charts in the mid-1960s. With iconic hits such as “Sunshine Superman,” “Mellow Yellow,” “Hurdy Gurdy […]

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