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Op-Ed: Jimmy Carter: A Black Perspective (Omaha World-Herald March 3, 2023)

Preston Love Jr. featured in Omaha World-Herald Op-ed section concerning his perspectives on President Jimmy ...
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OWH Op-Ed: Black History Month: A Time to Reflect and Learn

At this juncture in life, I pause to give the history of Black History Month. ...
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Black Political Summit

Black Political Summit in Omaha World-Herald

Black Political Summit marks start of effort to increase voter turnout in North Omaha Molly ...
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About Preston Love, Jr.

Preston Love Jr. is an expert speaker, lecturer, and writer shaping civil rights and African American history, economic policy, youth leadership development and all things voting (registration, rights, and campaigns). His passion for youth education has created award winning children’s books where he captivates the attention of children and teenagers on history and civic education. Preston is available for virtual and in-person speaking events.

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The Institute's Mission’s mission is to be a thought-leader in developing urban communities through

  • community engagement,
  • economic growth,
  • leadership growth, and
  • Black Votes Matter (Get Out the Vote) initiatives.

4Urban informs, educates, and acts to raise the quality of life for all with an emphasis in the economically disadvantaged, diverse, and multi-ethnic populations.

As a think tank, curates, commissions and publishes innovative research and studies for practical urban development initiatives.

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