Confusion around origin of 'Black Friday'

There is some confusion regarding the origins of 'Black Friday', which saw hoards of customers flocking to stores after retailers slashed prices.

A caller on 702's Redi Tlhabi Show expressed some concern regarding what could be a racial connotation on the sales bonanza which has been dubbed 'Black Friday'.

Listen to the conversation below:

...I'm asking myself if I should be celebrating something like this because clearly there is no good to it,

Bareng from Pretoria, 702 caller on The Redi Tlhabi Show

It's also a problem of knowledge because sometimes we go queue at the shops not knowing the origins of these things,

Bareng from Pretoria, 702 caller on The Redi Tlhabi Show

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