Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Rush Video Floor Statement on Amazon’s Issue of Redlining

Apr 28, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) spoke on the House floor to address an article published in Bloomberg revealing that Amazon.com’s Prime Free Same-Day Delivery is unavailable to residents in primarily African-American ZIP codes. To view Rush’s remarks click the video below:

Rush also sent letters to Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and the Federal Trade Commission seeking an investigation into Amazon.com’s delivery practices.

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