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"Jesse Owens" Emmy-winning film & talk with Laurens Grant

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 7:00p
Harlem YMCA New York, NY

Laurens Grant has chronicled the most famous athlete of his time. Jesse Owens’ stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Despite the racial slurs he endured, his grace and athleticism rallied crowds across the globe. But when the four-time Olympic gold medalist returned home, he could not even ride in the front of a bus. Grant’s film about the 22-year-old son of a sharecropper who triumphed over adversity to become a hero and world champion recently… Show more

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Harlem YMCA
180 W. 135th St.
New York, NY 10030
(212) 281-4100
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