Stop all sales by or through Amazon.com of clothing and paraphernalia featuring images of the Confederate Flag. These sales violate your existing policy prohibiting the sale of offensive products.
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The Confederate Flag is a symbol of the fight by southern states to maintain slavery. History Professor Matthew Guterl states that the Confederate Flag "was resurrected in the 1940s and 1950s as part of a massive resistance campaign against the civil rights movement." He notes that "It [the flag] wouldn't exist in our national popular culture without this moment, when African Americans fought for their equality, and the battle flag was recovered and redeployed as a symbol of opposition to it."
The Confederate Flag remains a symbol of white supremacy and racial intolerance. It promotes hatred. Amazon's policy prohibits the sale of "Products that promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or religious intolerance or promote organizations with such views." Clothing and paraphernalia containing images of the Confederate Flag fall under this prohibition. Their sale by or through Amazon should be immediately stopped.
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