The Anti-Defamation League has sent a second letter to Amazon executives regarding an anti-Semitic documentary available on Prime Video.
In its latest letter, ADL says Amazon has yet to add a disclaimer label to the movie Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America. The New York Times reported on Nov. 6 that he said the retail giant would consider doing so. His CEO and National Director of ADL, Jonathan A. Greenblatt, said in a letter that Amazon continues to sell products that promote hate.
“It is too early for the company to scrutinize your platform for other similar works that promote anti-Semitism, anti-black racism, extremism and hate,” he wrote in a letter Monday. “In fact, experts at the ADL Center on Extremism found an alarming number of anti-Semitic and white supremacist ‘products’ on Amazon last week. ”
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the second letter. The letter was addressed to founder Jeff Bezos, CEO Andy Jassy, and general counsel David Zapolsky.
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Iving tweeted a link to the October 27 documentary, prompting the NBA team to suspend him. ADL and the Nets said he wrote to Amazon on November 4 about the film, requesting it be removed or added to the film’s page with context explaining the inaccuracies.
After days of refusing to apologize, Irving apologized for what he tweeted on Instagram on Nov. 3. The Nets said the apology wasn’t enough and there was no update on when Irving would return.Nike said it would no longer work with Irving.
Last month, rapper and fashion designer Ye, formerly known as Kanye West,He has since said he lost $2 billion after Gap, Balenciaga and Adidas ended business partnerships with him.