Jesse Owens: The epitome of a professional. Style, class, grace, hard-working, talented.

unhistorical:

Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics, August 1936.

In August of 1936, American athlete Jesse Owens won four gold medals, setting three world records and tying a fourth in the 100 yard dash, all in front of Adolf Hitler, who had planned to use the games as a tool to promote the physical superiority of the Aryan race. 

(via ashanti-notthesinger)

21,736 notes

  1. amazing-coordination reblogged this from steveinaspeedo
  2. shianfenty reblogged this from unhistorical
  3. 500days0fellie reblogged this from thatissofolkrock
  4. thatissofolkrock reblogged this from forever--song
  5. forever--song reblogged this from destinationneuchatel
  6. destinationneuchatel reblogged this from jayeless
  7. trollawney reblogged this from aliveandselving
  8. darkpotatopanda reblogged this from surimistick
  9. takeswakesandbakes reblogged this from unhistorical
  10. cheeseburgercastiel reblogged this from mushiemadarame
  11. squarestrawberries reblogged this from surimistick
  12. tposemybros reblogged this from graceebooks
  13. rashnork reblogged this from elmntry
  14. sa-bruja reblogged this from elmntry
  15. junbora reblogged this from elmntry
  16. mushiemadarame reblogged this from elmntry
  17. gracielove828 reblogged this from elmntry
  18. mi-delirio-es-el reblogged this from mr-cookiemonster
  19. thedeerstalker reblogged this from elmntry
  20. mr-cookiemonster reblogged this from elmntry
  21. chibimoon54 reblogged this from elmntry
  22. elissemikhaela reblogged this from elmntry
  23. somanyfandomshere reblogged this from elmntry
  24. kitty-deagle reblogged this from elmntry
  25. elmntry reblogged this from thesevenhorcruxes
  26. submarine-ride reblogged this from worldfallsdown
  27. thephuckingtruth reblogged this from hairy-hag