The History of Olympian Jesse Owens

One of the first African American men to become a notable and memorable Olympian was Jesse Owens. With track and field as his sword, he used it to perpetuate himself into the history books while helping to dismantle the system of racism within organized sports and politics. Jesse Owens has showcased his training and skills for thousands to see and for millions to remember. Are you aware of the story of Jesse Owens? Keep reading to find out the truth of this track and field superstar!

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