Thursday, October 04, 2007

Outrage Sparks Black Lawmakers to Outlaw Bad-Fitting Clothes

Baggy pants belted well below the waist have a become a common, perhaps to some unflattering fashion statement among urban African American kids from areas that are strapped by poverty.

But the look has tested the patience of some members of the African-American community. In communities from Atlanta, GA to Delcambre, LA to Trenton and Philadelphia - some local law makers have had enough.

Arnette Lartigue, a Trenton Councilwoman and Councilman Lincoln Green of Pleasantville are trying to make this style illegal.

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