African-Americans strike back
We Will Stand Strong!!!
George Washington Carver
When George was young him and his mother were kidnapped by midnight riders , his mother was killed and his father died in the barn . Him and his brother james were orphaned.They had to walk to a seperate school for blacks.He could not afford college even though it was cheap.But he got a job,and became an inventor. He invented paint and glue, inventions that we use today.
Satchel was passed over because of his race . He was not allowed in church and many other places. Satchel new he was a good pitcher so he would not stop looking for a team who would take him.When he was on a team people in the crowd threw things at him and booed at him, but he kept playing.He was known for his fastball.
Early african american slaves would try to escape their owners to be free even with a choker around their neck.They knew they would maybe get caught but being free was worth the risk.