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Team USA Awards Honor World Class Athletes
December 5, 2019
With the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games around the corner, the United States National Olympic and Paralympic teams celebrated their achievements through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 9, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 9, 2019
On this day, August 9, 1936, Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympics, making him the first man to do so. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Athlete Activists: Sports Figures Who Spoke Up for the Masses
February 22, 2018
These athletes rallied for the masses in order to enforce equality ... read more »
Sports Icons And Influencers Come Together To Support The Jesse Owens Foundation
May 22, 2017
NFL athlete and humanitarian Victor Cruz, New York Giants' Brandon Marshall and Olympian Herbert P. Douglas Jr. celebrate Serena Williams and posthumously honor Muhammad Ali at the 2017 Jesse Owens Awards Gala ... 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 »
The History of The Harlem Globetrotters
February 8, 2017
Behind their comedic games are a rich past of talented, competitive players, historic games, and global popularity. ... 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 »
This Week in Black History (March 31-April 6)
March 30, 2016
This week's facts of Black History. ... read more / view gallery »
“Race” Film Review
February 25, 2016
“On the track, there is no Black and White, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free,” says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this very moving and inspiring bio/sports movie that captures the essence of this legendary athlete’s life, challenges and achievements. Race is a history lesson, personal profile and a crowd pleaser. ... read more »
Atmosphere is Festive as Group Addresses Community Violence during ‘Humanitarian Day’ Celebration
December 24, 2015
The atmosphere at Jesse Owens park was festive Saturday December 19, as the community came out to enjoy Humanitarian Day, where free toys, turkeys, medical screenings fun and games were offered up by organizers of the Safe Communities Initiative. ... read more »
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