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As Bob Boozer blossomed into a basketball star, many refused to look beyond the color of his skin

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Bob Boozer's House

More than 100 years old, with peeling paint and plywood on the doors and windows, Bob Boozer's childhood home near 25th and Erskine Streets still stands today, the only building on a block that was once full of life.

Jesse Owens, 1957

Jesse Owens in 1957

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