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02/01/2017 04:13 pm ET

If Trump Praised Other Historic African-American Figures Like He Did Frederick Douglass

"Great job by Marty King Jr., just outstanding work."

On Wednesday, while touting the United States’ rich African-American history for the start of Black History Month, President Donald Trump praised abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.”

OK, sure. ... “Really, fantastic job, Fred. Simply top notch.”

Here’s how Donald Trump praised other legendary African-American figures of history. (OK, in our imaginations.)

  • Maya Angelou
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  • Harriet Tubman
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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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  • Malcolm X
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  • Rosa Parks
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  • George Washington Carver
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  • Hattie McDaniel
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  • Jesse Owens
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  • Thurgood Marshall
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