Amazon Program Raises Money for Police Departments While the Company Says ‘Black Lives Matter’

AmazonSmile generates donations for the Los Angeles Police Foundation, San Diego Police Officers Association, and others

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Not every group that meets those qualifications is welcome into the program, and Amazon has previously banned groups from AmazonSmile.

There is now a growing movement to defund police as spending by law enforcement rises.

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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