Black History Month: George Washington Carver
By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ George Washington Carver was a man of botanical science and invention. His exact date of birth is unknown, but he lived from around the 1860’s to January 5, 1943. He is best known for his efforts in moving the American farmscape from cotton to alternative crops like the peanut and the sweet potato. He wanted poorer farmers to be able to become self-dependent by growing their own food and selling their crops for a profit. George was born into slavery under Moses Carver in Missouri. After the abolishment of slavery, Moses and his wife raised … Continue reading Black History Month: George Washington Carver
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