Amazon is reportedly considering removing the highly popular “The Dukes of Hazzard” series of the 1970s from the publication library, because it reviewed content offers after racial tensions and protests across the US.
The TV series aired on CBS for seven seasons, from 1979 to 1985. Ha and his fictional little towns follow the adventures of Bo and Luke Duke, who are misbehaving in Hazzard County, Ga. criticized over the yearsGeneral Lee, the well-known car of his boys, is decorated with a confederate flag on the roof.
As a result, Bloomberg It reports that the popular broadcast service is considering removing this service so as not to condemn any discussion of the ongoing movement in the US. Amazon is currently offering “Dukes of Hazzard”, which is available both on the ad-supported streaming service IMDB TV and at the Amazon store.
Amazon representatives did not immediately respond to Fox News’s request for comment.
TV Land filmed in 2015 “The Duke of Hazzard” again.
Movement, A recent decision by HBO MaxThe Oscar-winning Civil War film, “Gone With the Wind,” was removed from his library on May 25 as a result of racial tensions from the death of George Floyd, under police custody in Minneapolis.
The 1939 movie focuses on an Atlanta plantation. Duke criticized the film, as in the boys’ car, as people depict racial undertones and black people today.
The film won eight Oscars, including the best picture, and made history when Hattie McDaniel was the first black American to win an Oscar for her performance.
Protests spread across the country as people took to the streets to talk about police violence, especially in the black community. Things have led to Floyd’s death after ex-officer Derek Chauvin showed a video kneeling around his neck for more than eight minutes.
The incident led to many peaceful protests, but some turned into violence in clashes between demonstrators and law enforcement. Curfews have been imposed in cities across the US, and National Guards have been called in the midst of fires, vandalism and loot.