Clothing brand Adidas eventually ended its lucrative partnership with rapper Kanye West. The decision followed antisemitic remarks made by West on social media, which saw him banned by both Twitter and Instagram.
Fashion brands Gap and Balenciaga were among businesses already cutting ties with West, while many celebrities, including his ex-wife Kim Kardashian, have been quick to speak out against antisemitism themselves.
West's antisemitism came in the form of dog whistles, tropes and conspiracy theories. Take some time to learn more about the language of antisemitism and call it out when you spot it.
🗄 What can you do at work? Read this short guide from the Anti-Defamation League on how organisations can stand up against antisemitism and address the needs of Jewish employees.