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The1936 Berlin Olympics were supposed to be the showcase of "Aryan superiority". American track star Jess Owens, an African-American, won almost every race he was in handily, most against a young German man who was supposedly the best in the world. This young German athlete was apolitical, and when Owens got his gold medal for one event, the German held Owens hand aloft, and shouted to the audience: "Jesssseeee Owweeeens!!" Hitler was furious, and refused to shake Owens' hand.

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