Someone put a Black Lives Matter shirt on the statue of Orville Hubbard, Dearborn's segregationist mayor

Folks, racism is officially canceled. Even Dearborn's racist former mayor Orville Hubbard now supports Black Lives Matter.

Someone put a BLM shirt over the statue of Dearborn's longest-serving mayor, which was relocated from city hall to the Dearborn Historical Museum in 2017. The museum posted a photo of it on Instagram on Wednesday.

Hubbard, who served from 1942 to 1978, was known as one of most outspoken segregationists this side of the Mason-Dixon line. The statue drew renewed criticism following the violent clash over Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017.

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