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Jesse Owens' Olympic Medal Up for Auction
One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Game...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 10, 1984
Carl Lewis duplicated Jesse Owens’ Olympic record of earning four gold medals at the games in Los A...


Did Hitler Really Snub Jesse Owens at 1936 Berlin Olympics?
A veteran reporter alleges that Adolf Hitler and Jesse Owens shook hands at the 1936 summer Olympic...


Commentary: Sportswriter’s Lobbying Gets Stamp for Wilt Chamberlain
‘Big Dipper’ becomes first NBA player to receive U.S. Postal Service honor....


Commentary: Alice Coachman’s Death Should Sadden All of Us
Olympic champ left a legacy that a generation of Blacks has all but forgotten....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 12, 1913
Jesse Owens, track star and Olympic medalist, was born on Sept. 12, 1913. He won four gold medals i...


This Day in Black History: Dec. 4, 1906
Alpha Phi Alpha was founded on Dec. 4, 1906, becoming the first Black fraternity in the country....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 9, 1936
Jesse Owens became the first African-American to win four gold medals in a single Olympiad....


This Day in Black History: Jesse Owens
Track and field athlete Jesse Owens became the first American athlete to win four gold medals durin...


Byron Carter Jr.’s Family Sues Austin, Texas, in Shooting Death
They claim the police department killed their relative....


Commentary: Earl Lloyd, a Hero We Should Not Forget
First Black NBA player dies, but no one should let what he did for Black America die with him....


Anthony Mackie Wants to Play Jesse Owens, Sugar Ray Leonard
The actor dreams of making biopics on the sports heroes....


The Mack Is On!
He's about as hot as they come these days and thrilled to have the opportunity to play a pair of ic...


Black Tea Party Group Plans Protest at NAACP Convention
A Black Tea Party Group will protest the NAACP during its annual convention because, it says, the c...


Editorial: Tiger and the Three Titles No Black Woman Should Want
Editorial: Tiger and the Three Titles No Black Woman Should Want...


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