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Cleveland schools graduate and Olympic track star Jesse Owens to be honored July 30 with a wall painting by Cleveland School of the Arts students at the Lonnie Burten Recreation Center in Cleveland, the ribbon cutting ceremony with city officials and school staff is at 11:30 am.... By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email: .   ( ) /   ( ).  The late Jesse Owens CLEVELAND, Ohio– The legacy of Jesse Owens, the local Cleveland track star who won four gold metals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games and was a graduate of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, is being honored and memorialized by Cleveland School of the Arts (CSA) students with a mural and an 11:30 am ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 30 at the Lonnie Burten Recreation Center on the city' east side. City officials and CSA administrators and staff will also be in attendance, organizers said. For more information contact Kim Moss of the Owens Group by email at,  and by phone at 216-291-0500 / or 216-272-3818. During the mon