The Economist explains
The Economist (blog) - 1 hour ago
More worrying, Conlumino reported that just 18% of shoppers said they would spend more on this Black Friday than last year's, compared with 45% who said they would spend less.
4 Men Charged In Shooting Of Black Lives Matter Protesters In Minneapolis
NPR - 10 hours ago
Minnesota prosecutors have charged four men in connection with last week's shooting that injured five people at a protest over the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said during a news conference that ...
We could black out Black Friday: I dream of a national boycott that demands ...
Salon - Nov 26, 2015
Those things will at least, most likely, make them feel good, if only for a moment or until next year when there will be more things.
Police shooting of black teen cited in University of Chicago threat
MassLive.com - 6 hours ago
CHICAGO - Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and led to protests ...
Hillary Clinton: Better for Black People Than Obama?
The Root - 6 hours ago
Then there was the time that Clinton, having lost the 2008 primary in North Carolina, pointed out that "Obama's support among working, hardworking Americans, white Americans"—my emphasis—"is weakening again, and how whites in both states who had not ...
Michigan Avenue Black Friday protests cost stores 25-50 percent of sales
Chicago Tribune - 9 hours ago
Activists who blocked the entrances to stores on North Michigan Avenue on Black Friday to protest the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago cop may have split opinions with their tactics. But their goal of forcing retailers ... Managers ...
Cyber Monday tops off super shopping period
USA TODAY - 10 hours ago
Walmart had different deals through the day, but planned to reprise them at 9 p.m. ET in an "Evening Edition," to reach the folks who were actually working by day.
Target website couldn't keep up with record traffic on Cyber Monday
USA TODAY - 13 hours ago
Customers received a message asking them to "hold tight." Target has set up a virtual line for customers, giving people access to the site gradually in order to control traffic, says Katie Boylan, a spokeswoman for Target.
Trump blames Black Lives Matter for pastors pulling out of meeting
New York Post - 14 hours ago
"I think what happened probably is it gets publicity, unfortunately ... everything I do gets publicity, and probably some of the Black Lives Matter folks called them up and said, 'Oh, you shouldn't be meeting with Trump because he believes that all ...
Trump Says Group of Black Clergy Was Likely Pressured Out of Endorsing Him by ...
TheBlaze.com - 15 hours ago
"Probably some of the Black Lives Matter folks called them up and said, 'Oh, you shouldn't be meeting with Trump because he believes all lives matter,'" Trump said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," referring to the movement protesting against police ...
This 'Black Hole Friday' Check Out These Amazing Pictures Of Them
Scoopwhoop - Nov 27, 2015
When the force of gravity is strong enough to trap light and other matters, a black hole is formed in space. This usually happens when a star in dying, says NASA.
Black Activist Calls Out Democrats, Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Breitbart News - Nov 28, 2015
Democrat-run Chicago was become infamous for its inner-city murder rate, where black-on-black crime takes the lives of black youth week in and week out. The website DNAInfo lists the Chicago murder toll for 2015 at a grim 427 lives lost. Breitbart News ...
Shoppers Come to Blows at Kentucky Mall as the Black Friday Brawls Begin
Inside Edition - Nov 27, 2015
Their throwdown apparently took out one woman who was standing near by as the men forcefully knocked into the uninvolved shopper when they wrestled each other to the ground.
Scientists just saw a black hole eat a star and spit some of it back out for ...
ScienceAlert - Nov 29, 2015
For the first time, researchers have spotted a star being swallowed up by a black hole, and then watched as some of the star's matter was ejected back out as a flare of plasma moving at nearly the speed of light - a process that's been compared to a ...
Trump on protester: 'Maybe he should have been roughed up'
CNN - Nov 23, 2015
Birmingham, Alabama (CNN) Donald Trump suggested Sunday the half-dozen white attendees at his campaign rally on Saturday may have reacted appropriately when they shoved, tackled, punched and kicked a black protester who disrupted his speech.
The segregation-era travel guide that saved black Americans from having to ...
Vox - Nov 29, 2015
... and his colleagues appear to have been unaware of it at the time, the Green Books show how black America became increasingly willing to call out discrimination where they saw it - and to stand up to it - in the years before federal law stood up ...
Black Friday 2015: 11 Essential Tips
Forbes - Nov 23, 2015
If you have some friends and family who aren't bargain-hunting themselves get them to help out with your shopping.
Cards Against Humanity's Black Friday sale: Give them $5 for absolutely nothing
Chicago Tribune - Nov 27, 2015
Cards Against Humanity is known for its raunchy card game and for getting people to cough up cash for pretty much anything, including a $6 box of "literal feces.
Burping plasma: What happens when black holes digest stars
Christian Science Monitor - Nov 28, 2015
This makes it very difficult for scientists to observe them directly. One way scientists can figure out that a black hole is present is by observing how it interacts with surrounding stars and other interstellar material: black holes will usually suck ...