Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 written by Marc Alexander August 9, 2019 African-American Jesse Owens on the podium after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer 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) Jesse Owens shook racial stereotypes both with Nazis and segregationists in the USA at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Owens performing the long jump at the Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jesse Owens of Ohio State University, breaks three world records and ties a fourth in 1935 !Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens is named Secretary of The Illinois Athletic Commission in 1953 !Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is a new dadToday’s Afro Birthdays ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Jesse Owens ! Singer, Jennifer Hudson ! Singer, Barry White ! Singer, Ruben Studdard !Today in Afro History ! The Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1934 !Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 ! Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Whitney Houston ! NFL player, Deion Sanders ! Sprinter, Tyson Gay ! NBA player, Derek Fisher ! MLB player, Jason Heyward ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Author/Educator, Anna J. Cooper ! Heavyweight boxing champion, Riddick Bowe ! NBA player, John Starks ! Singer, Michael Bivins ! Singer, Aaron Hall ! Singer Patti Austin ! You may also like Toronto rapper Smoke Dawg shot and killed... July 1, 2018 The Kim Kardashian vs. Rhymefest Twitter feud... May 28, 2018 Things to Do, Jan. 21: Organ recital;... January 20, 2018 No evidence man who attacked Philly cop... January 15, 2016 Dow falls amid trade fears as Harley-Davidson... June 25, 2018 Watch Trippie Redd Perform New Music at... May 15, 2018 Police Officer Stands By As Man Harasses... July 10, 2018 Toke It Up: 5 Songs By Dallas... April 19, 2018 Review: Roger Daltrey's 'As Long as I... June 4, 2018 Sources: Teams don’t think OBJ will be... April 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.