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Chicago Announces "Black Shop Friday" Campaign To Encourage Supporting Black Owned Businesses

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Black Friday shopping won't be the same this year because of the pandemic, but Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says it is an opportunity to support Black owned businesses.

The city has announced "Black Shop Friday." The website was just a home page Sunday, but on Tuesday it will become a guide to more than 500 Black owned businesses in Chicago.

The mayor encourages everyone to shop online or order food to go from Black owned business on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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