In 2012, the city of Omaha unfathomably accounted for nearly 80% of Nebraska’s homicides.

Over the years, that harrowing statistic has remained consistent, with most of the murders disproportionately occurring in north Omaha, which is primarily Black.

Although Blacks are only 13.7% of Omaha’s population, reported:

“[O]maha’s streets in recent years have become among the deadliest places in America for blacks. Fueled by gun violence in northeast Omaha, Nebraska has the third-highest black homicide rate in the nation, according to the latest compilation of detailed national homicide statistics.”

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