Going for Gold: Famous Black Olympians

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Jesse Owens

Black American sprinter and athlete Jesse (James Cleveland) Owens (1913 - 1980) won 4 gold medals for running and field events in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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