Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 written by Marc Alexander August 9, 2022 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) Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 was last modified: August 6th, 2022 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 Bulls’ LaVine to critics: ‘I know what... July 9, 2018 3-Year-Old Girl Hurt After Rock Crashes Through... May 20, 2017 Dog ban likely August 21, 2018 Arrested Development continues tradition of performing 'music... July 11, 2018 Lil' Kim Says She Influenced Female Rappers... July 12, 2018 Poison July 29, 2018 Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine... May 21, 2018 Power Rankings: Ready for a wild west... April 9, 2018 Former MSU, ASU and Lions coach Rogers... July 12, 2018 WFAN, Joe Benigno Face Ex-Sales Exec’s $5... July 19, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.