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, 2020 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 !Bills fans chant ‘USA’ before Kaepernick kneelsToday in Afro History ! William H. Hastie becomes the first Afro American Governor of The U.S. Virgin Islands in 1946 !Today in Afro History ! Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity founded in 1911. 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, 2020 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 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player Antoine... August 12, 2019 Young Girl Reels In Piranha Relative With... July 26, 2018 Report: Adult Marijuana Use Increased By A... July 27, 2018 Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick dominates Rubik, but... September 14, 2016 Cyclist who flew off road into a... July 26, 2018 Biggest NBA free-agency and trade decisions for... May 17, 2018 OSU homecoming crash suspect faces charges of... October 26, 2015 Gov. Cuomo Feels Heat After Ally Is... July 13, 2018 10-year-old survives fall from 30-foot California cliff July 21, 2018 The 192 players who should be drafted... June 5, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.