At the 1936 Olympics, 18 black athletes went to Berlin as part of the U.S. team. Pictured here are (left to right rear) Dave Albritton, and Cornelius Johnson, high jumpers; Tidye Pickett, a hurdler; Ralph Metcalfe, a sprinter; Jim Clark, a boxer, and Mack Robinson, a sprinter. In front are John Terry, (left) a weight lifter and John Brooks, a long jumper. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images
There were eighteen African-American athletes on the U.S. Team in the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. They won 14 medals — eight of them gold: a quarter of the 56 medals won by the entire U.S. team.
Most of them have been all but forgotten.
“It was easier to tell the story of one African-American
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Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow, taking a bow.
I don’t know about the rest of the world’s football fans, or its Christians for that matter, but until dies on a cross and rises three days later to redeem mankind?… I won’t be convinced! Tim Tebow
In the mean time, I’d be happy just to see him hit a receiver in the numbers on a ! drag route
And all the people in my house said a’men, a’men and a’men!