Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens of Ohio State University, breaks three world records and ties a fourth in 1935 ! written by Marc Alexander May 25, 2019 Jesse Owens shook racial stereotypes both with Nazis and segregationists in the USA at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Jesse Owens with Ralph Metcalfe at track and field tryouts at Randall’s Island Stadium in New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Owens performing the long jump at the Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) African-American Jesse Owens on the podium after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens is named Secretary of The Illinois Athletic Commission in 1953 !Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Jesse Owens ! Singer, Jennifer Hudson ! Singer, Barry White ! Singer, Ruben Studdard !Today in Afro History ! John Woodruff wins Gold Medal in the 800m run, at the 1936 Olympic Games !Today in Afro History ! William H. Hastie becomes the first Afro American Governor of The U.S. Virgin Islands in 1946 !Bills fans chant ‘USA’ before Kaepernick kneels Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens of Ohio State University, breaks three world records and ties a fourth in 1935 ! was last modified: May 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Dancer/Actor, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson ! Actress, Octavia Spencer ! NBA player, Kendall Gill ! NBA player, Derrick Williams ! Writer, Jamaica Kincaid ! Runner, Ezekiel Kemboi ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actor, Lenny Kravitz ! Actress, Pam Grier ! Singer, Lauryn Hill ! Musician, Miles Davis ! Actor, Philip Michael Thomas ! You may also like Rhyme Different Battle Rap back in the... May 2, 2018 Kings rally late against shorthanded and now-reeling... March 17, 2018 Jhené Aiko to perform live on Guam February 28, 2018 Super Lotto won in Barbados March 7, 2015 On Hive Mind, The Internet crafts sultry... July 24, 2018 Kemoko Turay’s path to NFL began with... July 21, 2018 Telangana expands road safety study December 12, 2017 ABC journalist Emma Alberici comes out swinging... June 3, 2018 DDC Anantnag reviews developmental scenario in Shangas December 17, 2017 JUTC passengers threaten boycott November 18, 2013 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.