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Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 9, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 9, 2020
August 9: Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympics, making him the first man to do so, 1936 ... read more »
Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
February 22, 2017
Fellow Sports Stars & Olympians Will Celebrate Athletes' Outstanding Achievements At the 2017 Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala on April 27th in New York City ... read more »
Documentary Exposes Black American Athletes in the Berlin Olympics
August 4, 2016
The documentary ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ extends the narrative to shed light upon all 18 African American athletes that helped defy the racism of Hitler and Jim Crow by competing at those Summer Games. ... read more »
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New film chronicles the adversity – and success of track star Jesse Owens
February 18, 2016
Track star Jesse Owens’ legacy is both remarkable and often forgotten. The upcoming drama film, Race, attempts to rectify this by bringing Owens’ historic journey to the Olympics to life. The film, which stars Selma actor Stephan James as Jesse Owens and Jason Sudeikis as his headstrong coach Larry Snyder, chronicles Owens’ journey to Ohio State on a track scholarship, all the way to his four gold medal victories in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. ... read more »
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