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George Washington Carver who is known as one of America’s greatest scientist was born into slavery sometime in 1864. Carver was stripped of his dignity and manhood as a boy, he was castrated by the man who owned him. He became a house servant and he was going to spend a majority of time in the house, the owner didn’t want him to rape his daughter, so he took away his ability to mature into a full functioning adult male.

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True Colors: 22 Whitewashed Historical Figures Most People Don't Know Are Part Black (Slide #48) - Blackbeat

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