Black friday history

FAKE: The above flight of fancy. FACT: Black Friday has three possible sources, one related to employees calling in sick the day after Thanksgiving to get a longer holiday and two related to gift shopping. http://www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/blackfriday.asp

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#BlackFridayHistory The term “Black Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black” refers to stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” back when accounting records were kept by hand, and red ink indicated a loss, and black a profit. Ever since the start of the modern Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving has been known as the unofficial start to a bustling holiday shopping season

BLACK FRIDAY It is believed the term Black Friday originated with the practise of selling slaves on the day after Thanksgiving when slave traders would sell slaves for a discount to assist plantation owners with more helpers for the upcoming winterThey would go into town and show off their best slaves Black Friday is now celebrated all over the world to include America UK Canada and now most recently I have seen the trend in the Caribbean in my own country #Jamaica who has recently asked…

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1979 Revolution: Black Friday is a game conceived by people who might not ever be able to go back to their native Iran, because they’re daring to create a document from its history.

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