Ticketmaster under fire for selling tickets to Louis Farrakhan event

March 08, 2023

Described as an "extremist figure" by the ADL, Farrakhan is the head of the National of Islam. According to the ADL, the annual conference which coincides with Saviours' Day draws thousands of people and "features antisemitic, bigoted commentary from Louis Farrakhan and other speakers." Louis Farrakhan's most recent antisemitic commentsLouis Farrakhan (credit: REUTERS/REBECCA COOK)At this year's conference, Farrakhan made such comments as:“A Jewish man said to me, ‘You know, we say never again. “We have tracked and denounced Farrakhan and his trail of Jew-hatred and anti-Semitic incitement for four decades," said Cooper. Ticketmaster, according to the ADL, also did not take any action ahead of Saviours’ Day.