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Luan Nguyen Layer D: The Jesse Owens INcident

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on 21 March 2016

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Transcript of Luan Nguyen Layer D: The Jesse Owens INcident

The Jesse Owens Incident
A black man named Jesse Owens was a very good athlete who competed in the 1936 Olympics. Hitler refuses to shake his hand causes all of Germany to talk about it. Hitler believed because he was black, he was subhuman.
Jesse Owens: Image From the Movie
The Jesse Owens Incident: Rudy's Role Model
A German boy named Rudy Steiner really admired Jesse Owens. He even covered himself in coal to try to be black like him. He even tried to race him and lost miserably. Later, a Nazi took him back to his dad and they had a conversation.
Image of Rudy Steiner: From the Movie
The Jesse Owens Incident: Rudy Steiner's Role Model Text Evidence
"He smeared charcoal on, nice and thick, till he was covered in black. p. 57

"Because you shouldn't want to be like black people or Jewish people or anyone who is... not us. p. 60

"But nothing was clear. Rudy understood nothing, and that night was the prelude of things to come. p. 61
The Jesse Owens Incident Text Evidence
"Talk that he was subhuman because he was black and Hitler's refusal to shake his hand were touted because he was black. Even the most racist Germans were amazed with the efforts of Owens, and word of his feat slipped through the cracks." p. 56
Luan Nguyen Layer D: The Jesse Owens Incident
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