"Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who's done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice." The President of the United States, marking the start of African-American History Month 2017
Let's learn a little bit more about him, shall we? (And check the hovertext on each image for not jokes, not today more quotes from Douglass.)
Panels from "Frederick Douglass" in Classics Illustrated #169 [Classics Illustrated #169 [Negro Americans: The Early Years] (Spring 1969), pencils and inks by Norman Nodel
There. You now know worlds more about Frederick Douglass than the President of the United States. And about a lot of other stuff, too, I bet. You can learn lots more if you follow up by reading Douglass's own works and a solid biography of the man. Remember: "Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave."