LONDON (AP) — Soccer star Eni Aluko has condemned Amazon for not removing racist reviews of her memoir posted on the online retailer’s web site.
Of the 31 reviews on Amazon’s United Kingdom site, 27 gave “They Don’t Teach This” a one-star rating. The book details the discrimination Aluko faced during her England career.
Customers have used the platform to call the book “anti-white racist drivel” and “fiction” and accuse the Juventus forward of choosing to “play the race card” and “coming across as a racist herself.”
Aluko, who is black, and her publishers have asked Amazon to delete the racist reviews but they remained on the site on Friday night. Amazon told The