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  • August 12, 2021

Link to information about the exhibit at the Nebraska History Museum.

  • June 22, 2021

A new farm debt relief program is dividing rural America. The USDA program, meant to assist "Social Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers," includes farm debt repayment and other assistance to farmers who have faced racial or ethnic discrimination. It's an attempt to counter generations of inequality, but some white farmers call the program "anti-white."

  • June 17, 2021

President Biden signed a bill officially declaring Juneteenth, June 19, to be a federal holiday.

  • June 2, 2021

Sojourner Truth was an advocate of the "Exoduster movement" of former slaves from the South to Kansas. Frederick Douglass was an opponent – believing African Americans should stay in the South and fight for their rights, despite the furious backlash of post-Civil War racism and Jim Crow.