Jesse Owens, Tommie Smith and John Carlos all feature alongside the former 49ers quarterback in the actor's latest artwork.
Rooting yourself in unapologetic, self-loving Blackness is a continuous struggle.
Watch the president and first lady talk all things Olympics as they interview each other.
Before each of my races, standing alone on the starting line, waiting for the gunshot, I had Jesse Owens and Berlin on my mind. I would think of the time my own people were banned from the Olympic Stadium, simply for being Jewish.
Their stories are rarely told.
The quality of the acting, the importance of the story, and the overall entertainment value it brings means it should be a smash hit. So get up and get out to see it in theaters on the big screen where it deserves to be seen.