Jesse Owens starts a heat of the 200-meter dash at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Owens went on to win four gold medals and break or tie Olympic records nine times.
Jesse Owens starts a heat of the 200-meter dash at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Owens went on to win four gold medals and break or tie Olympic records nine times. AP file
Jesse Owens starts a heat of the 200-meter dash at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Owens went on to win four gold medals and break or tie Olympic records nine times. AP file

John McGrath: Jesse Owens won glory abroad, endured bigotry at home

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