Saturday, September 24, 2016

Who was Jesse Owens?

Breakfast Klub Muralism in Midtown - Obama on the Wall, Redone, Jesse Owens, Remembered

Obama profiled in black & white

Obama mural in Midtown - W. Alabama Street (2016 version)
The current iteration of  the Midtown Obama mural: 
Smiling thinker, profile view  
Also see --> earlier version of Obama mural (with child) 


Jesse Owens tribute: Jesse who?

Breakfast Klub Mural on south-facing wall (Sep 2016)
Breakfast Klub Mural on south-facing wall (Sep 2016 photo)

Who was Jesse Owens? 
See wikipedia entry for Jesse Owens; photos here
The Breakfast Klub parking lot on Alabama Street at Travis St
Breakfast Klub parking lot - Alabama at Travis St. / Spur / access to US 59 South ahead

Jesse Owens mural at the Breakfast Klub (July 2015 photo)
Jesse Owens mural at the Breakfast Klub (July 2015 photo)

See Video featuring historic footage, artist Reginald Adams, pupils involved in the Jesse Owens project, and unveiling of mural here 

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