Public hearings on redistricting this week are critical to the process; citizen involvement is essential.
Rapper-and-actor Master P wishes he could travel back in time and prevent Martin Luther King Jr. from being assassinated, because the world had so much more to learn and gain from the American civil rights activist.
Gov. Heineman took issue with the plan because it would move Saunders County from its historic home in the 1st Congressional District and make it part of the Omaha-dominated 2nd District.
Politics at its best should be about forward-looking service. It should be about vision. It should be about bringing people together, not driving them apart.
The experience for Omaha students was teaching them not only about history but also, at the persona level, about character.
There are strong justifications for voter ID, which is why polling shows such broad support for it, a Public Pulse writer says.
Richardson led civil rights protests
The Millard superintendent’s new salary is 6.25 times the minimum salary for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree, $40,450. What message is a teacher to draw from this? a Pulse writer asks.
The Nebraska Legislature must once again be "a nonpartisan body where one’s political party affiliation is not a consideration in how one campaigns or how one votes," one Public Pulse writer says.
Gov. Pete Ricketts is sending the wrong signal about conservation in the state.
The current generation of leadership should make way for North Omaha youth, who have the energy and vision to address community challenges.
They've been cursed at, threatened and spat upon, but after 30 years, a group of anti-death penalty activists still holds monthly vigils on the lawn of the Nebraska governor's residence.
Community gatherings and an annual civil rights tour of the South for Omaha youth resume in 2021.
As the U.S. readies for the addition of Juneteenth, or June 19, as a new federal holiday, activist Opal Lee has much to celebrate.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish are set to host YouTube’s Pride 2021 event, alongside other LGBTQ+ stars including Demi Lovato, Olly Alexander, and Mawaan Rizwan.
The Biden administration needs to pursue collaboration and trust-building, and critics like Gov. Pete Ricketts must refrain from irresponsible claims.
Saturday's virtual town hall meeting involving three North Omaha churches is intended to counter myths about COVID vaccines.
Omaha protesters and activists reflect on the past year and how the events changed them and the city.
Omaha will be taking a major step backward if it throws away the progress it's made on this issue through irresponsible actions by either side.
We've made racial progress, but let's not be blinded by a narrowly heroic view of our national past.
Sir Elton John personally phoned Olly Alexander to ask him to perform 'It's A Sin' at the BRIT Awards.
An author on the Nebraska Legislature writes the Pulse and warns against a proposed resolution.
Shortly after the guilty verdict was announced, Omaha community members, elected leaders and activists shared their thoughts on the trial that had gripped the country.