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24TH & GLORY: PART SEVEN

Slumlords, ghettos, segregation: Housing issues split Nebraska lawmakers — and landed at an NBA star's doorstep

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Dilapidated homes

Members of the city's Human Relations Board inspect a group of dilapidated homes in North Omaha in 1964. Living conditions on the Near North Side — and the barriers preventing blacks from moving out of the neighborhood — led to one Omaha's fiercest civil rights battles.

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NP Dodge

N.P. "Phil" Dodge

William Swanson

Sen. William Swanson of Lincoln.

Herb Nore

Sen. Herbert Nore of Genoa.

Clifton Batchelder

Sen. Clifton Batchelder of Omaha.

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