Dr. Kevin Jones, assistant professor of education and dean of the school of education, recently co-authored with F. Erik Brooks a biographical book on the famous American track and field athlete Jesse Owens. Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, infuriating Adolph Hitler who wanted the games to serve as a platform for German ethnic superiority.
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Weinstein, Mark D., "In American History, Jesse Owens Exceeded the Underdog Status" (2022). News Releases. 1489.