Black Friday

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#BlackoutBlackFriday Returns to Uplift Economic Resistance and Black Art

Blackout for Human Rights on the day of action: “The U.S. economy depends on our shopping, especially during the holiday season. But the lives of our brothers and sisters are worth more than the dollars we can save on holiday gifts.”

3 Ways You Can Boycott on Black Friday

Will you flex your economic muscle for the greater good?

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Blackout For Human Rights Hosts Black Friday Boycott, Events

#BlackOutBlackFriday will be supported by movie screenings and panel discussions in three cities.

Holiday Shopping Boycotts Condemn State Violence Against Blacks and Promote Black Economic Power

People are using hashtags such as #NotOneDime and #RedistributeThePain to indict Black Friday consumerism in the wake of ongoing systemic violence against African-Americans.

[VIDEO] Ferguson Makes Black Friday Protests Different This Year

This year, Black Friday’s not just about shopping (or not); it’s about standing up against police brutality, too

Eric Garner's Daughter Has a Message for Shoppers This Thanksgiving

A coalition of artists and activists is calling for a boycott this Friday. Here’s why.

What's Driving This Year's Black Friday Mania?

How the government shutdown fueled worker exploitation and sales panic among retailers.

Retailers Turn Thanksgiving Into Black Thursday [Infographic]

A growing number of big-box stores are open on Thanksgiving. Find who’s open–and who’s doing the work.

Walmart Worker Arrested in Protest Explains Why She Took the Risk

Evelin Cruz is one of 54 Los Angeles-area workers who blocked an intersection and got arrested protesting Walmart’s poor wages and labor practices. Here’s why she took a chance with her livelihood.

Why You Shouldn't Line Up For Walmart's Black Friday Deals

The kickoff to the national holiday shopping frenzy has now officially merged with Thanksgiving day itself, with Walmart leading the Thanksgiving evening creep by opening its doors at 10pm on Thursday this week.