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America: Can It Be Great Again

PERCY JULIAN, FORGOTTEN GREAT AMERICAN SCIENTIST

“…Percy Julian was not allowed to attend high school but went on to earn his Ph.D. His research at academic and corporate institutions led to the chemical synthesis of drugs to treat glaucoma and arthritis,> and although his race presented challenges at every turn, he is regarded as one of the most influential chemists in American history (Biography.com).

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