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Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

September 29th, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) – Relatives of Jesse Owens and America’s 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics were welcomed to the White House on Thursday by President Barack Obama for the acknowledgement they didn’t receive along with their white counterparts 80 years ago.

Along with the relatives of the 1936 …

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