June 15, 1936
Black American Athletes Travel to 1936 Berlin Olympics
These were some of the 18 black athletes that competed for the USA at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin. Onboard the SS Manhattan: Left to right, standing: Dave Albritton (High Jump Silver Medalist; Cornelius Johnson (High Jump Gold Medalist); Tidye Pickett (80m Hurdles); Ralph Metcalfe (100m Silver Medalist, 4x100m Gold Medalist); Jimmy Clark (Boxing); Mack Robinson (200m Silver Medalist). Background, between Clark & Robinson: Willis Johnson (Boxing). Kneeling: John Terry (Weightlifting); John Brooks (Broad Jump).
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