Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon, Christine Bader, Director of Social Responsibility, Amazon, Jacqueline Blackmore, Executive Assistant, Amazon, Darin Manney, Investor Relations, Amazon, and Ty Rogers, Public Relations, Amazon
Amazon: Stop Supporting Breitbart's Hate
It's well past time for Amazon to stop supporting hate. Remove Amazon ads from Breitbart.com and adopt a policy to ban advertising on any website that promotes hate.
Why is this important?
A social media campaign called "Sleeping Giants" led more than 1,000 companies to stop advertising on the white nationalist website Breitbart.com. Virtually every major corporation worldwide has blocked their ads from appearing on Breitbart, but one glaring exception remains: Amazon.
Breitbart is the white nationalist website formerly run by Trump adviser Steve Bannon. It's racist, sexist, and spreads hate against Muslims. Breitbart regularly has headlines like "Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy" and "The Confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage." It is way outside of the American mainstream, even in these polarizing times.
It's well past time for Amazon to stop supporting hate. Please ask Amazon to remove their ads from Breitbart.com and adopt a policy to ban advertising on any website that promotes hate.
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