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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part. 2: JJ Frederick

Seeing Red Nebraska staff note: what follows is the unedited firsthand account of JJ Frederick, who has given us permission to use their name. I am writing to provide you with an account of my experience regarding the protests that occurred in Omaha. I hope you find this information useful. On the evening of July […]

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The Time is Always Right to Do the Right Thing

Written by Seeing Red Guest Contributor George E. Wolf. George is a Professor Emeritus of the English Department at UNL, book review editor at Western American Literature, and a longtime Lincoln activist. This piece also appeared in the Lancaster Democratic Party March 2020 Newsletter. “The time is always right to do the right thing.” –Rev. Martin […]

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John Keuhn and Another Nazi Connection

The Legislature is expected to soon debate and vote on John Keuhn for an appointment on the Nebraska Board of Health. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see why Keuhn is another attempt by the governor to block healthcare access to Nebraskans.  Pete Ricketts has been blocking healthcare for Nebraskans as a #1 […]

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Nebraska’s Community Leaders Need to Stop Dicking Around

Nebraska, we need to figure out whether we want our state to be a welcoming place that treats people from diverse backgrounds equitably, or a place that lives up to its tourist slogan, “Nebraska: Honestly, it’s not for everyone.” If we want to live in a state that caters only to the racial and religious […]

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Transcript of Ferial Pearson’s Talk on “Power and Identity” to Platteview Senior High School

Hello everybody. Welcome back to school. I may–just so you’re not concerned–I do use a cane sometimes and sometimes I don’t need it. So if I put it down and start walking, it’s not a miracle. I’m not cured. I just sometimes I don’t need it.  Cool? Alright.  So how many of you are wondering […]

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Are Nebraska’s LGBT elders safe? On the huge elder care business founded by a Nebraska Family Alliance board member

The Nebraska Family Alliance (NFA) is a “pro-family” organization that has destroyed LGBT families across Nebraska. This presents a major problem for these Nebraskans as they age. In the year 2000 the Nebraska Family Alliance spearheaded a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in Nebraska. In the same year, NFA lawyers fought a court battle against […]