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Juanita Hanger Johnson Blazed Trail

Hailing from a family of high achievers, Juanita Hanger Johnson made her own legacy mark. Her mother, Ione Hanger, was an Omaha Public Schools teacher, a missionary and a community volunteer. Her father, Saybert Hanger, was among the area’s first Black attorneys, federal meat inspectors and the Nebraska Urban League’s first Black president. A “cradle-to-the-grave […]