In 1936 when 18 African-American athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.
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Lonnie Bunch Lonnie Bunch ... Self
Anita DeFrantz Anita DeFrantz
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Isiah Thomas ... Self
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In 1936, 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 American Prejudice shows how all 18 are a seminal precursor to the modern Civil Rights Movement.

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5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice See more »

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