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The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor

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The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor

The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Michigan Office (ADC-Michigan) applauds the Dearborn City Council’s decision to remove the 10-foot bronze statue of Dearborn’s former segregationist mayor, Orville Hubbard. City workers removed the Hubbard statue from in front of the Dearborn City Hall this morning according to Deadline Detroit. ADC-Michigan had urged the city to…

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ADC Michigan calls on removal of segregationist’s statue

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ADC Michigan calls on removal of segregationist’s statue

Dearborn’s former mayor Orville Hubbard was a segregationist who many believe symbolized the resistance of Whites to Blacks during the height of the racial conflicts of the 1960s, one of the few openly anti-Black mayors of a Northern city. Now, nearly 40 years after he left office, Fatina Abdrabboh is urging the city to remove…

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