Black Friday Lives Matter: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Targets Black Friday
Black Lives Matter-inspired protesters are taking to shopping centers this Black Friday to protest police shootings and spread their allegations of systemic racism in America.
Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, in particular, is set to weather its second consecutive year of Black Friday protests. During last year’s protest, Crain’s Chicago Business reported that some Michigan Avenue businesses suffered 50-percent losses in sales numbers from the previous year. And with the impending inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump in January looming over the country, some protesting organizations anticipate swelling participation. – READ MORE