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The violence erupted out of job competition and postwar social tensions among working class groups, aggravated by sensational journalism in the city.In the aftermath of the riot, the city's residential patterns became more segregated.From 1910 to 1920, the African-American population of Omaha doubled from 4,426 to 10,315, making up five percent of Omaha's population.Of the western cities which were new destinations for blacks of the Great Migration, in 1920 Omaha had the second-largest black population, after Los Angeles.By 1880 there were nearly 800 black residents, many recruited by Union Pacific Railroad as strikebreakers.By 1884 there three black churches had been founded.John Grant Pegg was the Leading Colored Republican of the Western States Meet in Conference. Pegg held the post for 10 years until his death in 1916.In 1906, he was appointed as the City Weights and Measures Inspector by J. He encouraged and sponsored many of the black settlers who went by wagon out to Cherry County, Nebraska, to homestead benefiting from The Kincaid Homestead Act of 1904 Railroads and the meatpacking industry recruited African American workers from the South.
They reportedly lived at the post and in neighboring farmsteads. Census showed 81 "Negroes" in Nebraska, ten of whom were accounted for as slaves.By the 1920s, a vibrant African-American musical and entertainment culture had developed in the city.