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Suffolk, Virginia and peanuts have gone together since 1913 when Mr. Obici built the Planters Peanut processing plant. A student created a sketch that would become the Mr. Peanut icon. But without George Washington Carver, peanuts might not have become big business.

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Black History Month is a great time to learn about and celebrate some of the many African American scientists and inventors that help built America into the technological giant she is today. Check out some of these resources available on TeachersPayTeachers.

Check out previous articles about Black History Month, choral reading, fighting the flu card game, Valentine’s verses and educational card games.



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