The Day after Thanksgiving is often called Black Friday — a day retailers depend on to put them in the “black” for the year. But Black Friday seems more and more to be turning into Black Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s, Blake Alderman went shopping to find out why it’s coming earlier — and what people think about the idea of shopping on Thanksgiving instead of spending time with their families.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/EarlyBlackFriday.mp3]
The aunt and uncle have traveled the country to speak to crowds and participate in protests. Staying active is helping them to survive the grief of watching the deaths of unarmed Black people at the hands of police go viral over and over again.