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Online Film Series: Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

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Presented by Holocaust Documentation and Education Center at Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, Dania FL

May 14 2020
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Jun 14 2020
Online Film Series: Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

In 1936, 18 African American athletes, dubbed the “black auxiliary” by Hitler, participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, defying Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.

The HDEC has introduced an Online Film Series for our community each available to stream for free on TUBI.

Narrated by Blair Underwood and featuring commentary by Isaiah Thomas and Carl Lewis, Olympic Pride – American Prejudice tells the story of how 18 African American athletes dubbed the “black auxiliary” by Hitler defied Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. The world remembers Jesse Owens, but Olympic Pride,

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This program is available online for free at the HDEC website. Film accessed by TUBI.

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