Black History Matters 365

BH365 Moment: Jesse Owens-An American Athlete

July 10, 2020 BHM365 is a weekly podcast series hosted by Jo Scaife a Marketplace Entrepreneur
Black History Matters 365
BH365 Moment: Jesse Owens-An American Athlete
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Black History Matters 365
BH365 Moment: Jesse Owens-An American Athlete
Jul 10, 2020
BHM365 is a weekly podcast series hosted by Jo Scaife a Marketplace Entrepreneur

Jesse Owens
American Athlete


James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete and four-time gold medalist in the 1936 Olympic Games. Owens athleticism was in sprints and the long jump and recognized in his lifetime as "perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history". 

Birth name: James Cleveland Owens
 Name change: Jesse Owens
 Nickname: The Buckeye Bullet
 Born: September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama
 Died: March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona
 Buried in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL
 High school: Cleveland East Technical High School
 College: Ohio State University
 
 Parents: Henry and Emma Owens
 Siblings: Six brothers and sisters
 Spouse: Minnie Ruth Solomon
 Children: Gloria, Beverly and Marlene

To find out more about African American history order the new curriculum, "BH365: An Inclusive Account of American History" at www.blackhistory365education.com.

Biographical Information: www.jesseowens.com, Wikipedia

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Jesse Owens
American Athlete


James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete and four-time gold medalist in the 1936 Olympic Games. Owens athleticism was in sprints and the long jump and recognized in his lifetime as "perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history". 

Birth name: James Cleveland Owens
 Name change: Jesse Owens
 Nickname: The Buckeye Bullet
 Born: September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama
 Died: March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona
 Buried in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL
 High school: Cleveland East Technical High School
 College: Ohio State University
 
 Parents: Henry and Emma Owens
 Siblings: Six brothers and sisters
 Spouse: Minnie Ruth Solomon
 Children: Gloria, Beverly and Marlene

To find out more about African American history order the new curriculum, "BH365: An Inclusive Account of American History" at www.blackhistory365education.com.

Biographical Information: www.jesseowens.com, Wikipedia