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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 10 2014 at 11:03am
I was in transit for most of the 8th. Trust and believe I turned down everything on the flight.

That said...this thread just goes to show how dependent some of are when it comes to neighborhood stores, groceries etc.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 10 2014 at 12:32pm
Originally posted by Lady ICE Lady ICE wrote:

have you guys seen this??
blkout huge success!!
keep it up *is proud*



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this friday it is
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 10 2014 at 4:55pm
im glad people joined in. Im down for every friday.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 10 2014 at 6:34pm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 13 2014 at 12:54am
forgot about the friday blackouts. 

let's try to bump this thread every week as a reminder until buying black becomes a second nature.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 18 2014 at 2:32pm
bump. 

buy black tomorrow.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 18 2014 at 2:37pm
I think it would b better if there was an actual target. To say, "only buy black on this day" isn't concrete enough. It should b like, "don't shop at Wal-Mart this month" or "don't watch channel 7 for 2 weeks"

It has to have a number that's easy to compare the loss to. It's too random to boycott everything and it's asking a lot considering there r barely any black businesses where a lot of us live. The impact will b shown if we concentrate our efforts. Plus it holds individual companies to be held accountable and make changes where they can before we lift the heat from them personally.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 18 2014 at 2:37pm
Originally posted by creole booty creole booty wrote:

I think it would b better if there was an actual target. To say, "only buy black on this day" isn't concrete enough. It should b like, "don't shop at Wal-Mart this month" or "don't watch channel 7

i like this...this is more doable...

esp the bolded...i already got this on lockLOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 18 2014 at 2:39pm
thanks for the reminder Noney.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 18 2014 at 2:41pm
@creole. I think to say "buy black today" is easier for the boycottaly skittish folks. I don't shop Wal-Mart but for the folks that do...they most likely ain't gonna go a whole month with no Wal-Mart. This is to ease people into it. IMO.
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