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Why did Amazon quit streaming Clarence Thomas documentary?


US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Credit: Public Domain

Bizarre story from Big Tech on how Amazon quit streaming a documentary on the life of Clarence Thomas during Black History Month. For the record, Clarence Thomas is the first and to this point only Black justice to serve on the US Supreme Court.

Christian Post explains:

Amazon has stopped streaming a critically acclaimed PBS documentary on Justice Clarence Thomas, the only black justice currently serving on the U.S. Supreme Court, during Black History Month.

“This video is currently unavailable to watch in your location,” the Amazon Prime page for “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words” reads.  The film has a five-star rating on the platform.

Additionally, the DVD version of the documentary is no longer available for purchase on through the online retailer.  

The documentary’s producer Michael Pack of Manifold Productions Inc. told The Blaze that the documentary was pulled from Amazon Prime around Feb. 8., just eight days into Black History Month.  The producer added that Amazon stopped streaming the documentary at its own discretion. 

READ: Amazon stops streaming Clarence Thomas documentary during Black History Month

So, why would Amazon stop streaming a video revealing the outstanding achievement of America’s first Black Supreme Court justice during Black History Month?

Many expect it is a classic example of identity politics. According to identity politics all the people of a specific race or culture are required to politically lean a certain way. For example, according to woke culture Blacks are only allowed to vote Democrat.

Apparently, Thomas did not the fit Amazon’s definition of Black as he is a conservative having been impacted early in his life by Thomas Sowell:

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