Oak Woods is home to the remains of the great Olympic champion, Jesse Owens. In 1936 he won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics -- at the height of the nonsense of Nazi racial superiority. Hitler was in the stands as Jesse proved that if racial superiority is to be decided by contest, the winner will not be an Aryan.
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