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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Friday_(shopping)

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States Since 1952, it has been .... In the United Kingdom, the term "Black Friday" originated within the Police and NHS to refer to the Friday before Christmas. ... totally predictable and I am disappointed that stores did not have sufficient security staff on duty.

www.history.com/news/whats-the-real-history-of-black-friday

Nov 24, 2015 ... It makes sense that the termBlack Friday” might refer to the single day of the year when retail companies finally go “into the black” (i.e. make a ...

www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/blackfriday.asp

Nov 20, 2016 ... The term 'Black Friday' did not originate with the practice of selling off slaves on the day after Thanksgiving.

www.thebalance.com/why-is-it-called-black-friday-3305712

Nov 25, 2016 ... Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. ... Retailers did not appreciate the negative connotation associated with ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/27/black-friday-origin_n_4346347.html

Nov 27, 2013 ... But the truth is that Black Friday owes its name to the Philadelphia Police Department, which did not have profitability in mind. One thing to ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-is-it-called-black-friday

Phylissa Wonders, “why do people call it "Black Friday''?” Thanks for WONDERing with us, Phylissa! Listen. After the ... Businesses, however, didn't like the negative tone associated with the Black Friday name. In the ... Did you get it? Test your ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/where-did-black-friday-come-from

Nov 24, 2014 ... There was a time when there was no "Black Friday" -- here's the story of how the annual ... Black Friday hadn't yet been given a name. But that ...

blackfriday.com/pages/black-friday-history

The termBlack Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black” ... Why did it become so popular? As retailers ...

pix11.com/2014/11/27/how-did-black-friday-really-get-its-name

Nov 27, 2014 ... A disturbing story wrongly tracing the origins of Black Friday to slavery has been circulating on social media, but the real roots of the modern ...