Of course, aside from being geographically wrong — U-M has a Flint campus, but its teams are based in the main campus in Ann Arbor — taunts like these are just not funny.
The Flint water crisis has been linked to more than a dozen deaths, and has resulted in countless others getting poisoned with lead. And since systemic racism was found to be intrinsically intertwined with the crisis, and the emergency management law that led to the crisis has mostly been imposed on Michigan cities with a non-white majority, it can only mean one thing: College sport taunts using Flint as a punchline are racist.
(Hat-tip to The Big Lead.)
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