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This Day in Black History: Sept. 12, 1913

Jesse Owens, track star and Olympic medalist, was born.
09/12/2020

This '50 Greatest Black Athletes' List Is Being Ripped Apart on Twitter

Should Michael Jordan be No. 1 over Muhammad Ali?
08/08/2017

This Day in Black History: Aug. 10, 1984

Carl Lewis earned Olympic gold four times.
08/10/2014

Jesse Owens' Olympic Medal Up for Auction

The medal was won at the 1936 Games in Berlin.
12/02/2013

Did Hitler Really Snub Jesse Owens at 1936 Berlin Olympics?

One reporter debunks this legendary claim.
08/03/2013

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.
12/04/2012

This Day in Black History: Aug. 9, 1936

Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the Berlin Olympics.
08/09/2012