02 Mar George Washington Carver
Celebrating Black History Month, the Commercial family honors George Washington Carver.
- Born into slavery, he grew up to be a world-renowned botanist.
- Carver’s encouragement of crop rotation improved soil conditions in the south.
- A prolific inventor, he developed over 300 products made from peanuts.
- In 1941, Time magazine dubbed him the “black Leonardo.”
Let’s come together to understand, appreciate, honor, and remember the achievements of the African American community.