Flier with racist message surfaces in Aksarben neighborhood
A flier promoting white supremacy has surfaced in areas around Aksarben — the second flier with a racist message to surface in Omaha in the past week.
People we spoke with at Aksarben Village on Sunday had strong reactions about the flier. It was posted at 63rd and Shirley and has since been taken down but not before someone was able to snap a picture of it.
At first glance, it appears to be a "Missing Person" sign, but next to "name" it says
. Under "details" it reads
Wednesday depicting a law enforcement officer holding a gun to a Latino man's head telling people to "Report illegal aliens — they have broken the law."
“So many people just being mean and nasty and hating on everybody and all the political conflict is just really causing a bunch of hatred and we don't need that," Paras Davis said.
This is now the second summer in Omaha where white supremacist propaganda has appeared. Last July, a
There were also
in the Dundee Neighborhood.
Omahans feel the city's diversity is under attack.
"It disgusts me. That's not okay,” Paras Davis said.
"We're not that kind of a community. We're open and accepting of everybody,” Terry Rivers said.
Just three days after a racially-offensive flier was spotted on UNO’s campus, a different one popped up just a few blocks south near Aksarben Village.
"This is where kids play. Young teenagers are walking around with their minds wide open, and they're seeing this kind of crap show up, and it's like, 'What are we doing for our next generation?'