The North Star

Lillian Nero, Opinion Writer | November 19, 2020

2020 has been a hectic year all around, but some Black people are grappling with not only an economic and healthcare struggle, but a struggle to find joy in all the pain.   In 1980, R&B band, Maze, released a song entitled “Joy and Pain”. The most memorable line in the song being, “Joy and pain/like sunshine and rain,” a lyric that has stood the test of time for 40 years...

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New Black owned coffee shop, Dripped and Draped opens up in Benson 

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Writer | November 19, 2020

Dripped and Draped owners, Vanelle Littrell and Vandra Caldwell created this business together to help impower others. Born out of the desire to create an inclusive, safe space for community members to dine, shop, and enjoy, Dripped and Draped offers an experience unlike any other in Omaha.  Skillfully placed messaging, vibrant colors, and a welcoming atmosphere are just a part of Littrell...

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