For Jesse Owens, What Happened After the Olympics Is Its Own Story

INDY Week | April 13, 2012
The son of Alabama sharecroppers and grandson of a slave, Jesse Owens won a record four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Five months later, he was racing a gelding for money on a dirt track in Cuba.
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