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Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

President Barack Obama has welcomed to the White House relatives of Jesse Owens and America's 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics for the acknowledgement they didn't receive along … Click to Continue »
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Relatives of Jesse Owens and the 17 other African-Americans who competed at the 1936 Olympics will be welcomed to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday _ an honor Owens and others didn't receive after they retur...

Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

Sports / Olympics : USAToday: Olympics

President Obama welcomed relatives of Jesse Owens and America's 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics to the White House for the acknowledgement they didn't receive along with their white counterparts 80 years ago        

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