Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce hosts two shopping events to keep “Black Friday” spending in the Black community

December 10, 2015

DSC_0379Shoppers examine a selection of gifts and craft items for sale at The Wisconsin African American Women’s Center Ltd., 3020 W. Vliet St., one of two ‘Black Friday Events’ sponsored by the Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, November 28, 2015.
Doors were also open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society 2620 W. Center St.; while the WAAW Center event took place from 5 p.m. to midnight at the African American Women’s Center, Ltd., 3020 W. Vliet St.
The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce organized the shopping event as a way to support black-owned businesses and empower the black business community, especially after the Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan called for an economic boycott of holiday spending from November 27 through January 1.