What is the best way to handle Black Friday? Some shoppers have their Thanksgiving dinner in lines, some wake up in the early hours of the morning to venture out and battle crowds for deals but there are other ways to buy fantastic gifts and make your shopping purposeful. Buy Black Friday in Chicago was one of those instances where shoppers not only were able to make unique purchases but they were able to recycle capital with members of the Black community. Big Box stores often receive the lions share of profits after Thanksgiving leaving smaller business owners with the leftovers. The Black Mall, BRIJ Embassy for Black America , Justice or Else, Black Chicago Eats, CWEG brought 50 vendors together to create a great kick off to the biggest shopping season of the year. There was food, raffles. artists and business people from all walks of life offering great products and services. It was full of love and energy!