That’s right, Warren Ballentine, Michael Baisden and the Rev. Al Sharpton a contingent of black radio talk-show hosts are calling for a national economic boycott Friday (Blackout Friday) to protest what they consider racial and economic injustices across the country. Not even a trip to the Walmart to get that Toshiba HD-DVD player you have been saving up for weeks for teamviewer 9 herunterladen.
Warren Ballentine has enlisted help from other radio personalities, including Michael Baisden and the Rev. Al Sharpton.
He said the one-day boycott is designed to call attention to a series of national concerns, ranging from displays of nooses to wrongly jailed youth to the U.S samsung j3 mms. mortgage crisis.
“I’m a lawyer and I’m seeing a lot of people across the board suffer from the mortgage crisis,” he said bahn bill download. “I’m asking all Americans to participate, not just blacks. I’m asking people–if you can–don’t spend any money.”
Not to discourage such a move, but… Based on 12.7% of the American Population being black/African American but only making up 3% of the US’s Economy if there were a 50% participation rate it is likely we’d see a 1.5% dip in retail spending today. That would likely be offset by the "New Black Friday" Sales taking place at places like Wal-Mart. Tuesday’s are better for such things, but Blackout Tuesday doesn’t role off the tongue. Combine this with everyone just having paid their rent yesterday and I will call it a draw amazon prime purchases.
Update: Yes non-blacks can participate as well, but if us non-blacks are as cold and unfeeling as the organizers want you to believe we won’t. Besides I blew too much money yesterday so I wasn’t going to spend any today…