Borrowing from our Foremothers

About Amy

Amy Helene Forss currently serves as Metropolitan Community College’s History program chair and Social Sciences …

Best 2011 Article

In the Nebraska History Journal: “Mildred Brown and the De Porres Club: Collective Activism in Omaha, Nebraska’s Near North Side, 1947-1960.

Best 2014 Non-Fiction

Nebraska Biography: “Black Print with a White Carnation, Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938-1989.”

Children’s Book Adaptation

“Newspapers & Butter Pecan Ice Cream” is the children’s picture book version of “Black Print with a White Carnation,” for 2nd to 4th grade level.

Educator and Author

Teaching Future Generations by Examining our History

This is a valuable addition to our knowledge of the role of the black press in urban race relations in the Midwest.

Oliver B. Pollack, Nebraska History

Superbly researched.

Geitner Simmons, Middle West Review

Review of Black Print with a White Carnation: Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938-1989

Fred Carroll, Ph.D.

Review of Black Print with a White Carnation: Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938-1989

Rachel Pierce

From the desk of Amy Helene Forss

Ice Cream for Everyone! The Scoop on Mildred D. Brown.  A look into Amy Helene Forss’s children’s book.

From the desk of Amy Helene Forss

A Second Scoop of Mildred D. Brown: Newspapers and Butter Pecan Ice Cream.  Part II of the look into Amy Helene Forss’s children’s book.

From the desk of Amy Helene Forss

A Triple Scoop of Newspapers and Butter Pecan Ice Cream.  Part III of the look into Amy Helene Forss’s children’s book.