Pulitzer Prize-winning author and icon, Alice Walker is under fire for supporting an anti-semitic writer. According to the New York Times, the author in question expresses both anti-Semitism and conspiracy theorist.
In an interview in Sunday’s “By The Book” column, the 74-year-old author of “The Color Purple” stated that David Icke’s 1995 book “And The Truth Shall Set You Free” is on her nightstand. She continued, “in Icke’s books there is the whole of existence, on this planet and several others, to think about.”
But according to the New York Times spokesperson, Danielle Rhoades, the column is not a list of recommendations, rather “reflections of that person’s personal tastes, opinions, and judgments.” According to sources, Ick’s book states that Jews were responsible for fomenting World War 1 and World War 11, and that the Holocaust was “coldly calculated by the Jewish elite.”
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