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Today's Black History lunch highlights Nebraska heroine

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Mildred Brown
Mildred Brown's legacy lives on in the iconic newspaper she founded.

The Omaha Star is the longest running black newspaper founded by a black woman in the U.S.

Join Amy Helene Forss, Ph.D., history subject coordinator at Metropolitan Community College, today to learn insights into Brown's ability to connect and unite people in Omaha's white and black communities.

When: Today from noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Eppley Science Hall Amphitheater (Room 3010). Free lunch is available to the first 30 attendees.

Why: In recognition of Black History Month.

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Mark your calendars

Mark your calendars for the next two events: Recognition of Women’s History Month and the annual UNMC Culture Fest celebration.
  • Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History
    When: March 6, noon to 1 p.m.
    Where: Eppley Science Hall Amphitheater

  • UNMC Culture Fest
    When: April 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Where: Sorrell Events Center