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Black Friday (shopping)

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Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States Since 1932, it has been ..... The Federation's definition of “Black Friday weekend” includes Thursday, Friday,...

How Did 'Black Friday' Get Its Name? : snopes.com

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FALSE: The term 'Black Friday' originated with the practice of selling off slaves on the day after Thanksgiving.

Black Friday Meaning, Origin, and History - Business Insider

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Nov 25, 2015 ... Black Friday, under this theory, is the beginning of the period when retailers would no longer have losses (the red) and instead take in the ...

The Real History Of Black Friday Is Not What You Think - Tech Times

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Nov 26, 2015 ... Most Americans believe Black Friday has always been the day that ... The huge influx wreaked havoc on the city, meaning cops had to work ...

How did Black Friday really get its name? | New York's PIX11 / WPIX ...

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Nov 27, 2014 ... Black Friday, which has since been co-opted by major retailers, had an entirely different meaning in 1951. It was originally used by business ...

Why Black Friday Is Called Black Friday - US Economy - About.com

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. It was originally called Black Friday because so many people went out ...

Black Friday Definition | Investopedia

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1. A day of stock market catastrophe. Originally, September 24, 1869, was deemed Black Friday. The crash was sparked by gold speculators, including Jay  ...

Daily News Corrects JR Smith's “Fool[ish]” Slavery/Black Friday Post ...

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Nov 28, 2014 ... “DID YOU KNOW: Black Friday stemmed from slavery? ... Twitter user @ j_weech1, tried enlightening Smith about the true meaning of the term.

Why are sales days called Black Friday? | Dictionary.com Blog

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Nov 27, 2015 ... While many people believe the term Black Friday finds its roots in the sense of black meaning “showing a profit; not showing any losses,” this is ...

How Black Friday Got Its Name - The Atlantic

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Nov 27, 2015 ... And other stories behind the origin and meaning of a distinctly modern holiday.

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What's the Real History of Black Friday? - History in the Headlines

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Nov 24, 2015 ... The retail bonanza known as Black Friday is now an integral part of many Thanksgiving celebrations, but this holiday tradition has darker roots ...

'Black Friday' Originally Meant Something Much, Much Darker

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Nov 27, 2013 ... It's totally understandable if you think the term “Black Friday” is a direct linguistic ... I bet you agree with J.R. Smith and his slavery meaning.

The History of Black Friday

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Brief history of Black Friday and why it became so popular.