Hello, Dalí!

El Museo Latino welcomes the Spanish master with large “Stairway to Heaven” print show By Janet L. Farber Asked to name Spain’s most famous artists, one might come up with a quick but succinct list primarily from the early 20th century: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí. Considering their achievements in becoming household names, […]

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Keys to starting a business in Omaha

For many the idea of opening their own business has crossed their minds, and several questions come to mind such as the capital to invest, the type of business and the profits you make. At a virtual round table held in March by El Perico, we spoke with experts on the subject of entrepreneurship. In this […]

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Women at the Head of the Business

Flor Campos

Throughout history, women have had to fight the so-called “glass ceiling” to access some jobs. However, some decide to become their own bosses, despite dealing with the entrenched machismo of Latin culture. Here we look at three of the many stories of Hispanic women in Omaha who broke that ceiling and decided to start their own […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 4

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 4 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Ben Cass “I want to be the voice of the people,” says Ben Cass, a 32-year-old software engineer who is running for office for […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 3

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 3 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Cammy Watkins Cammy Watkins is plunging into politics for the first time running for Omaha City Council district 3. Charismatic and jovial, Watkins […]

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The Fight to Change Social Studies in Nebraska

New state standards center marginalized voices, but students say their education remains whitewashed. Every day in seventh grade social studies is the same for Ángeles Mora Dominguez. PowerPoint slides pass by as she jots down notes from a book that offers praise for Christopher Columbus and suggests some slaveholders were benevolent. For years, the 13-year-old […]

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OPINION: Identity Theft

By Valentina Zapata* I was not at all surprised to see Nebraska’s Attorney General Doug Peterson’s name on the brief supporting the most recently rejected lawsuit brought by the Trump administration claiming voter fraud. Despite numerous judges already rebuking these claims for months now, Doug felt compelled to use his position of power to attempt […]

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