BlackOutMondayisSeptember8

A nationwide protest is being staged to support Black owned businesses in the United States. The protest requests that all African Americans stand in solidarity and only patronize black owned business Sept. 8. The day of protest is also being held in remembrance of the recent killings of young Black men by police, including Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y., as well as others who were unjustly killed by police.