The Renaissance Period of the African American in Sports
This film takes a look back at the African American athletes during the 20th century and the impact they made on America and the world. It is hosted by legendary Olympians, Edwin Moses, Harrison Dillard and Herbert Douglas, Jr., the oldest living African American Olympic medalist. The documentary film focuses on the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. This year proved to be a pivotal year of transformation and dramatic change for the African American athlete in America. It’s story about the hard road to glory and hardship that confronted African American athletes of that era.