Tag: black friday

Don’t believe the holiday hype

Don’t believe the holiday hype

| December 3, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist The build-up began right after Halloween, when the newspapers got thicker; the advertising inserts longer, and e-mails touting shopping bargains coming more frequently. Buy! Buy! Buy! The exhortations are almost hypnotic. Buy, buy more, and buy even more. Sellers have become far more aggressive in trying to separate […]

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Don’t shop here

Don’t shop here

| December 2, 2015

CHICAGO—A multiethnic, multiracial group of protestors stands in front of Saks Of Fifth Avenue in Chicago to demand justice in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. McDonald was shot to death Oct. 20, 2014 by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke claimed he felt in fear for his life during a confrontation […]

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Watch this film on Black Friday, before you spend another dollar

Watch this film on Black Friday, before you spend another dollar

| October 31, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist When you die, what will you leave behind: bills or benefits? That’s the main question posed by the upcoming documentary film by Ric Mathis, a videographer and filmmaker in Atlanta. The question is applicable on a personal and collective level; one each of us should honestly answer. Mathis has captured […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Oh give thanks!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Oh give thanks!

| December 2, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Every day is a day of Thanksgiving. God’s been so good to me, everyday He’s blessing me. Every day is a day of Thanksgiving, take the time to glorify the Lord today!” Above you will find the lyrics to a popular traditional gospel song that people often sing around Thanksgiving […]

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Black Friday protest planned to support Walmart workers

Black Friday protest planned to support Walmart workers

| November 25, 2013

The day after Thanksgiving, so-called “Black Friday,” will be a moment for national protests over the conditions faced by thousands of Walmart workers.

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