African-American Sports Heroes

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RACE tells the amazing, true-life story of Jesse Owens, who defeated the “genetically superior” athletes of Hitler’s Nazi Germany at the 1936 Olympics. Here are ten other films about real-life African-Americans who made headlines in the world of sports.

  1. 42
  2. Ali
  3. Brian’s Song
  4. Coach Carter
  5. The Express
  6. Greased Lightning
  7. The Great Debaters
  8. Hoop Dreams
  9. Pride
  10. Soul of the Game

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