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"Jesse Owens: A Life in American History"

Presented by Dr. F. Erik Brooks

2023-02-22 19:00:00 2023-02-22 20:00:00 America/New_York "Jesse Owens: A Life in American History" James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 - March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games.   Explore From Home - Virtual AS 1

Wednesday, February 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-22 19:00:00 2023-02-22 20:00:00 America/New_York "Jesse Owens: A Life in American History" James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 - March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games.   Explore From Home - Virtual AS 1

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James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 - March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games.  

* Use this link to join our virtual program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86164881578

2022 marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of one of the greatest track and field athletes in intercollegiate and Olympic history. This program will delve into Jesse Owens' upbringing, religious and spiritual life, and collegiate years and includes an examination of race, politics, and Nazi Germany as a backdrop to the 1936 Olympics. It also considers Owens' personal economic hardships after his triumph at the Olympic Games, his death, and his legacy.

 At the conclusion of the program please feel free to take a brief online survey here:https://www.projectoutcome.org/responses/64780

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AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | History | Author Talk |

TAGS: | #bhm |

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