LAURENS GRANT ON NBC New York - Sunday July 29thLaurens Grant on NBC's Positively Black
Sunday, July 29, at 6 AM
(NBC, check local listings)
NBC New York's Positively Black highlights the people, issues and events affecting the African-American community in the tri-state region and across the nation.
This Sunday's episode features Laurens Grant discussing JESSE OWENS as part of a special Olympics presentation. Directed and Produced by Laurens Grant, and Produced and Written by Stanley Nelson, JESSE OWENS examines the life and legacy of the African-American sprinter, a sharecroppers son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler’s Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
JESSE OWENS premiered on the PBS Series, American Experience on May 1, 2012 and was broadcast on PBS UK on June 6, 2012.