The Talon

The Student News Site of Ankeny High School

Upcoming Events
  • 2/26 Sparkle Effect
  • 2/26 FCA Huddle
  • 2/27 Band Concert
  • 2/27 Boys Basketball vs. Centennial
  • 2/2 Northwest Jazz Festival

The Talon

The Talon

The huge Black Friday crowds and disputes over deals created a headache for the police, who worked longer shifts than usual as they dealt with traffic jams, accidents, shoplifting, and other issues. The phrase Black Friday originated in Philadelphia back in the 1960s which was coined due to the chaos that tends to come along with the deals. Now Black Friday is known as a day for scrambling for good holiday gift deals and cheap discounts (and the door deals). 

Black Friday tips, tricks

Bennett Olkiewicz, Marketing Manager November 25, 2021

The day after Thanksgiving is often referred to as “Black Friday.” Britannica states that the use of the name dates back to the early 1960s when police officers in Philadelphia began using the phrase...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Talon
$375
$500
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All The Talon Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest