MLK statue wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hat causes outrage

A photo of a Martin Luther King, Jr. statue with Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE’s signature “Make America Great Again” hat is gaining attention on social media. 

The photo of the University of South Florida statue was shared by “students4trump” on Instagram early last week. 

The photo was posted with the caption “Pretty self explanatory.”


Pretty self explanatory #StudentsForTrump #TrumpTrain #Trump #TrumpTeam #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #Trump2016

A photo posted by Students For Trump (@students4trump) on

Dozens of Instagram users commented how “disgusting” and “disrespectful” the post was. Others asked if it was “a joke.” 

As of Sunday evening, the photo had 2,500 likes and more than 1,700 comments.