‘Running’ by Gil Scott-Heron – RACE – In Theaters February 19

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RACE, the incredible true story of Gold Medal Champion Jesse Owens just released this new ad featuring fellow African American icon, Gil Scott-Heron. Champions of character, mind, sport, and life.

Gil Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and 1980s.

Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.