A Black Man in Nazi Germany

Jesse Owens (1913–1980) competing in the 1936 Summer Olympics
The translation from German reads: I Call the Youth of the World!
“Olympia” directed by Leni Riefenstahl was the first documentary feature film of the Olympic Games
Director Leni Riefenstahl
You can’t hold back this man.
Carl Ludwig “Luz” Long gives the Nazi salute from the winners’ podium. He would place second in the long jump, winning a silver medal to Owens’ gold.
Carl “Luz” Long walking arm in arm with gold medalist Jesse Owens. He wears a traditional wreath of laurel leaves upon his head, signifying to all that he is the champion.



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Lyndon Moore

Lyndon Moore

is a military veteran, nurse, martial artist, writer, and world traveler. He has been published in the O-Dark-Thirty Review, a literary journal for veterans.