Donald Trump stopped off in North Carolina to propose a series of new incentives to help blighted neighborhoods and boost African American businesses as he tries to appeal to minority voters. October 26, 2016

POTUS kicked off his first Black History Month, making it clear that he knows little about African American history. Maybe he shouldn’t have canceled plans to spend Martin Luther King Day at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History after all. Social media took notice of his gaffes — and his penchant for making it all about him.

Transcript: Remarks by President Trump in #BlackHistoryMonth listening session https://t.co/LM2CYski61 pic.twitter.com/A8aC8TTVKd

— CNN (@CNN) February 1, 2017

Total words used to praise MLK, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman & Rosa Parks: 53. Number of words used to praise Omarosa: 51. https://t.co/ga9qB3UnHw

— J.A. Adande (@jadande) February 1, 2017

trump decided to talk about his own suffering for #blackHistoryMonth https://t.co/4LBsjAFpl1

— stop the bigotry (@JusticeShell) February 2, 2017

Trump giving us the middle finger for the beginning of #blackhistorymonth #trump #screenshot #bencarson #omarosa pic.twitter.com/r1lKACIp6O

— Christopher Huang (@chr1shuang) February 2, 2017

A response from the Co-Founder of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives:

An elegant response to Trump’s clumsy mention of Frederick Douglass for #BlackHistoryMonth #Burn ???? https://t.co/VOrguPvUVe

— Renee Trudeau (@rbtrudeau) February 2, 2017

Some of our favorite headlines from around the web:

http://wonkette.com/611170/trump-kicks-off-black-appreciation-of-donald-trump-month-with-omarosa-and-friends#dVHzpgjucKBoLMWR.99

In which Trump discovers some guy named Frederick Douglass  (Washington Post)

President Trump’s Black History Month speech about Frederick Douglass inspires rewritten history  (NewYork Daily News)

Trump’s “amazing” ignorance: The president’s Black History Month celebration was embarrassing  (Salon)