The Real Black Friday going on all weekend

James W. Wade III | 8/15/2014, 4:51 p.m.
Over 100 people participated in the Black Friday photo session.
Over 100 people participated in the Real Black Friday picture at FirstEnergy Stadium on Friday, August 15, 2014. Alvin

The Real Black Friday has kicked off and spent time Friday in such places like Angies Soul Food Cafe and even took time for a photo at FirstEnergy Stadium, where many people including the Call & Post's Cheri Daniels.

The brainchild of LaRese B. Purnell, The Real Black Friday will emphasize the sometimes overlooked Black-owned business market. Purnell has compiled a list of Black-owned businesses surrounding the greater Cleveland area and has partnered with so Kinky so Curly so Straight, the Urban Design Suite and NuLife Fitness Camp to kick off this inaugural event.

The Real Black Friday leads into a weekend’s worth of support in which Cleveland and Northeast Ohio will spotlight Black-owned businesses.

Keep up with the Call & Post as we feature this great event all weekend.

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