Black History Month Quotes

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

African proverb

Meaning: The clever don’t praise themselves. They only advance and reach their purposes. The stupid give up and don’t move when the intelligent defeat all obstacles…

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” –

Frederick Douglass

Facts about Black History month…

Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey

Frederick Douglass was an inspiration for the selection of February as Black History Month; though his actual birth date was unknown, he chose to celebrate his birthday on February 14…

Frederick Douglass,

original name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, (born February? 1818, Tuckahoe, Maryland, U.S.—died February 20, 1895, Washington, D.C.), African American who was one of the most eminent human rights leaders of the 19th century. His oratorical and literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement, and he became the first Black citizen to hold high rank in the U.S. government.

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