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Amazon CEO Andy Jassy defended his decision to continue peddling the controversial anti-Semitic film that landed Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving in hot water. During the Dealbook conference in New York on Wednesday, Jassy insisted the movie, “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” doesn’t directly incite hate as the reason for the film remaining on…

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Amazon is still peddling the controversial anti-Semitic film that landed Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving in hot water. The movie, “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” was available for purchase on Amazon’s Prime Video service as of early Tuesday morning. The film, which is based on a 2015 book of the same title, promotes…

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Prominent figures are under heat after comments of anti-semitism. It has been particularly apparent through American rapper Kanye West and basketball player Kyrie Irving. Both celebrities have faced consequences for the comments. Businesses have cut ties with the rapper, including Adidas. West was even escorted out of Sketchers headquarters after showing…

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Topline Terms like “#IStandWithKyrie,” “Free Kyrie” and “#BoycottTheNBA” trended on Twitter’s sports section Friday afternoon as users flooded the platform to defend Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving a day after he was suspended at least five games for promoting an antisemitic film, which he apologized for Thursday night after going days without admitting wrongdoing. Kyrie…

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Topline NBA Commissioner Adam Silver called Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving “reckless” for promoting an antisemitic film on social media last week, and said he plans to meet with Irving soon and is disappointed he has not yet offered an “unqualified apology,” in Silver’s first public statement over an incident that has drawn massive outcry…

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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – OCTOBER 24: Ben Simmons #10 of the Brooklyn Nets brings the ball up court … [+] during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum on October 24, 2022 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to…

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