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Ditch The Big Box & Support Black-Owned Businesses On Black Friday...

AFRICANGLOBE - Black Friday for much of America means queuing up in absurdly long lines outside foreboding big-box retailers in hopes of securing all manner of deep-discounted consumer stuff. More level-headed oppositional movements, such as Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday, have prospered in recent years. Now, a local push looks to maintain the post-holiday shopping tradition, but with a moral twist, one that puts the BLACK in Black Friday.

Black Friday Revealed How Broke Americans Really Are

AFRICANGLOBE - Black Friday sales plummeted this year, leaving retailers completely stumped. After weeks of declining gas prices, many analysts predicted the biggest holiday season ever. Despite encouraging forecasts, Black Friday weekend sales were down 11%. So where are the customers? They're probably broke, according to some analysts and executives.

Black Friday: The Science Behind Why People Kill Each Other Over...

AFRICANGLOBE - Each year there are reports of violence during the Black Friday sales. Last year, in Philadelphia – the City of Brotherly Love, no less – two families fought until one of the women ended matters with a stun gun. In a New Jersey Walmart, a belligerent shopper had to be pepper sprayed by police. And in Virginia, one man slashed another with a knife in an argument over a parking spot.

Black Friday: Fistfights, Dirt-Cheap Guns, And Utter Craziness

AFRICANGLOBE - As Walmart stores opened their doors across the nation on Black Friday, thousands of shoppers infiltrated the giant retailer in a scene resembling a post-apocalyptic nightmare. Some bared fists in the quest for a bargain.

Black Friday Violence: 2 Shot Outside Walmart, Scuffles Across U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - Two people were shot outside a Walmart in Florida today, one of a rash of fights, robberies and other incidents that have...