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Black Lives Matter Kicked Off AmazonSmile as Financial Scrutiny Increases

Posted on AllSides February 17th, 2022
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Amazon on Tuesday booted Black Lives Matter from AmazonSmile, its charity platform, as the the civil rights organization's 2020 windfall is being increasingly scrutinized by numerous states.

Amazon itself had donated $10 million to BLM and other social justice groups during the 2020 nationwide protests after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer.

An Amazon representative told the Washington Examiner that ''charitable organizations must meet the requirements outlined in our participation agreement to be eligible for AmazonSmile.

''Among other eligibility requirements, organizations are required to be in good standing in their state of incorporation and...

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