About Mildred D. Brown

The Mildred D. Brown Memorial Study Center is named in honor of Mildred D. Brown, who founded the Omaha Star Newspaper in 1938. The Omaha Star is Nebraska’s only Black-owned newspaper.

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Junior Journalist Program

The Junior Journalist Program participants attend an eight-week course of training, receiving valuable hands on experience thanks to local media outlets.

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Omaha Star Archives

The Omaha Star, in existence for more than 70 years, has been Nebraska’s largest African American newspaper and the city’s most effective device to improve the lives of African Americans.

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Support MDBMSC

Find out how you can help continue the great work of Mildred D. Brown and inspiring the next generation of journalists.

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Our Mission at the Mildred D. Brown Memorial Study Center:

“To provide access to the Omaha Star’s inspirational archive materials and resources; and to help area students, especially African-Americans, envision career possibilities in journalism and communications.”Learn More