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    Jesse Owens Wins Gold In Nazi Germany The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were marked by Hitler's desire to showcase Aryan supremacy and American Jesse Owens' refusal to play along. Owens won four gold medals at the games including the long jump. This photo from the medal stand of that event is one of the most powerful images in Olympic history.

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    Jesse Owens after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany, at which he won 4 gold medals pic.twitter.com/XYJIOQbxiW

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    BLACK HISTORY MONTH: . Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics held in Nazi Germany.

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Jesse Owens on the medal stand to receive one of his four Gold Medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany • photo: Hoffmann / German Federal Archive on Wikipedia

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