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“Racism in Nebraska and the White Misperception of Senator Ernie Chambers”

“Racism in Nebraska and the White Misperception of Senator Ernie Chambers” is the most recent article by A’Jamal Rashad Byndon, PRI Vice-Chair, and board member of Nebraskans for Peace — click on the following link to read it:

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Gathering on racial disparities in Omaha Nov 7, 6pm, UNO Community Engagement Center

There will be a gathering of people interested in working at the grassroots level to reduce racial disparities in the four key areas of Poverty, Child Welfare, Education, and Justice. We will meet Friday, November 7 at the Community Engagement Center, UNO Campus, from 6pm to 8pm. The event is free and open to the

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The PRI Diversity Report Card

In this paper, the Progressive Research Institute of Nebraska (PRI) provides the results of its first annual Diversity Report Card for nonprofit and government-run social service providers with offices in the Omaha, NE area.

We encourage everyone with an interest in serving the people to download (pdf, 914kb) and review this report (revised 12/01/2013

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WHO DO YOU LOOK LIKE?

Omaha Service Providers:

Should board members and/or staff of service-providing organizations look like those they serve? Why or why not? If change is necessary, how can we get there?

If these questions interest you, please join the Progressive Research Institute of Nebraska (PRI) for a Town Hall Meeting to address all of the above.

A’Jamal

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Join Us At “The New Jim Crow” Conference Saturday, March 10, 1:00PM, 1502 Cuming, Omaha

Michelle Alexander

“The New Jim Crow is a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status—denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights Movement. Since

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