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This Nebraska Sheriff Cared More about His Territory than Solving a Violent Crime

Dawes County Sheriff Karl Dailey, who has occupied that post for 35 years, has built himself a fiefdom that he considered more important that the apprehension of a sadistic rapist.

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‘Contradictory focus of’ Remarks from Pius X Administration

On Wednesday, a Pius X student published an opinion article in the school newspaper* titled “Contradictory focus of Black Lives Matter.” The overtly racist column caused a stir, with statements such as, “The Black Lives Matter movement, to fulfill their stated mission, would do more for their cause by focusing on countering Planned Parenthood propaganda […]

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Why are all the NEGOP staffers white supremacists?

Thanks for joining us for another episode of “How many Nazis does it take for the NEGOP to admit to their Nazi problem?”. Just months after James Scurlock was murdered by white supremacist Jake Gardner and with Omaha’s Black community still reeling from the loss, another Black man, Kenny Jones, was needlessly and brutally murdered […]

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SRN Boos the News: No, Ricketts did not really “denounce white supremacist groups”

At his press conference on September 30, Governor Pete Ricketts made a statement that should have made local headlines. An AP reporter asked him two questions about white supremacist groups on the heels of President Trump’s comment that the Proud Boys should “stand back and stand by.” I don’t know about you, but if I […]

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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part 7: Anonymous

I arrived at the protest around 8pm central. we started at the corner by modern love and marched peacefully through the old market. cops were around telling us it was an unlawful assembly but keeping a distance and managing traffic as they should. we had nearly made it back to midtown where we were set […]

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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part 6: Anonymous

I wasn’t planning on sharing this publicly but maybe this will help some people realize what is going on throughout the United States, and right here in our hometown. After being cuffed with zipties for hours on a bridge and finally being taken to the jail parking lot, I had to pee after staying hydrated […]

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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part 5: Anonymous

7/26/2020 I haven’t slept since Friday and have had barely anything to eat for two days and am trying to get my initial thoughts down on paper for a few reasons, so I appreciate your patience with this write up. This will be added to as I recall more details. Yesterday I was arrested and […]

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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part 4: Anonymous

I have been very active in community protests as they have occurred, specifically throughout this current presidency. Never have I seen a police presence or use of force as I did over this past weekend while visiting family. I attended the protests on both Friday and Saturday night at 72nd and dodge. It is imperative […]

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Stories of Police Violence in Omaha 7.25.20 Part 3: Anonymous

I was arrested while participating in the march in solidarity with Portland and to demand justice for James Scurlock, Saturday 7/25. Because so many have already given their accounts of what happened during the peaceful protest and on the bridge during the initial police action, I will skip that part. My story of those events […]

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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 […]