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Black Friday Pepper Spray

Pepper Spray Hospitality

Michael W. Waters | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

We are a less hospitable nation. Hospitality has been exchanged for a heightened hostility. Let's call it pepper spray hospitality, which is, in fact, no hospitality at all. We are a spray first, ask questions later, kind of society.

Spray 'Til They Drop: Police Excuse Black Friday Shopper Who Doused 14 With Pepper Spray

Posted 11.29.2011 | Crime

A California shopper who unleashed a blast of pepper spray on at least 14 Walmart customers on Thanksgiving night was not charged with a crime. Police...

Jon Stewart: 'Pepper Spray Is Our New Car Horn'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy

"The Daily Show" returned from its Thanksgiving break Monday night, with Jon Stewart wasting no time catching up on the abundance of pepper spray-rela...

Alice Hines

Low Income Black Friday Shoppers Sought Deals On Basic Necessities

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

And the mall gods spoke. This year marked a record turnout for America's holy ritual of consumption, Black Friday. Retail sales were up 9.1 percen...

How Did Black Friday Get So Violent?

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Pepper-sprayed customers, smash-and-grab looters and bloody scenes in the shopping aisles. How did Black Friday devolve into this? As rep...