Humanities Desk On Demand

Lincoln Family Letters From Holocaust Victims Come Alive In School Play

April 22, 2021
According to a 50-state survey among adults under 40, one in 10 of them don’t remember ever hearing the word “Holocaust,” where 6 million Jews were... more››

Girl Scout Cookie Season Opens Despite Pandemic

February 22, 2021
Despite the pandemic and a stretch of very cold weather, Girl Scout cookie booths opened this weekend in Nebraska. Girl Scouts across the state aren... more››

'I Might Be Your Neighbor': After School Club Empowers Migrant Youth To Tell Their Stories

February 17, 2021
Nebraska is fifth in the nation for refugee resettlement per capita. As NET’s Melissa Rosales and Gabriella Parsons report, one program in Lincoln... more››

Voices of a Changing Nebraska: ‘They Don't Understand Us’

January 29, 2021
2020 was a year that laid bare our deep divisions as a nation.  Over the past few months, America Amplified reporter Megan Feeney has been following... more››

Voices of a Changing Nebraska: ‘Not Everybody's Part Is Out In Front Of The Cameras Holding A Sign’

January 27, 2021
2020 was a year that laid bare our deep divisions as a nation.  Over the past few months, America Amplified reporter Megan Feeney has been following... more››

Voices of a Changing Nebraska: ‘I Feel Like I'm Yelling Into A Pillow And No One Is Listening’

January 27, 2021
2020 was  a year that laid bare our deep divisions as a nation.  Over the past few months, America Amplified reporter Megan Feeney has been... more››

Voices of a Changing Nebraska: "If We're Not Talking, Then We're Not Figuring Out Solutions"

January 26, 2021
2020 was a year that laid bare our deep divisions as a nation.  Over the past few months, America Amplified reporter Megan Feeney has been following... more››

Voices of a Changing Nebraska: "My Background Doesn't Exempt Me From Becoming a Hashtag"

January 26, 2021
2020 was a year that laid bare our deep divisions as a nation. Over the past few months, America Amplified reporter Megan Feeney has been following... more››

The "Pleasant Valley Gang" Paved The Way For Today's Live-Streaming Concerts

January 25, 2021
Thirty-five years ago, the Pleasant Valley Gang, which featured two Nebraska musicians, played their final WIBW radio show in Topeka, Kansas. It was... more››

Nebraska's State Poet Reacts To Inaugural Poem "The Hill We Climb"

January 22, 2021
On Inauguration Day earlier this week, National Youth Poet Laureate and the youngest inaugural poet Amanda Gorman read her poem “The Hill We Climb... more››

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