The City Of Chicago Says ‘Shop Black’ On Black Friday

“Black Shop Friday” is a city-led effort to highlight and promote Black-owned business during this holiday shopping season.

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A boarded-up business leaves a "United We Stand or Divided We Fall," message on its boards in Wicker Park, in Chicago. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS
America Protests Chicago
A boarded-up business leaves a "United We Stand or Divided We Fall," message on its boards in Wicker Park, in Chicago. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

The City Of Chicago Says ‘Shop Black’ On Black Friday

“Black Shop Friday” is a city-led effort to highlight and promote Black-owned business during this holiday shopping season.

The city of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League have joined together for a public campaign called “Black Shop Friday,” which features and promotes local Black-owned businesses to Black Friday shoppers.

Reset brings on a Black business owner and the head of the Urban League who is leading the effort.

GUESTS: Karen Freeman-Wilson, president and CEO Chicago Urban League

Eric Williams, owner of The Silver Room

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