Cancel Culture’s blind spot: Anti-Semitism

Cancel Culture’s blind spot: Anti-Semitism

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Recently, several prominent stars have either shared or promoted anti-Semitic material — yet activists who normally rise up to decry hate have stood down.

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Cancel culture has a curious blind spot when it comes to one brand of bigotry.

In recent days, several prominent stars have either shared anti-Semitic views or promoted material spoken by an unabashed anti-Semite.

Yet Chelsea Handler, Ice Cube and Jessica Chastain haven’t been ”canceled” like some in the entertainment field. In fact, activists who normally rise up when hate enters the conversation have stood down.

Handler stoked anger after she shared a 1990 clip from “The Phil Donahue Show” featuring Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan dissecting “white supremacy.”

The comic/activist featured the “powerful” video on her Instagram feed, which reaches nearly 4 million followers. Some quickly assailed her for ignoring Farrakhan’s relentless bigotry. MORE


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