CHICAGO
01/13/2013 01:06 pm ET

Barber Hopes To Put Youth On Right Track With Career Expo

ENGLEWOOD — For the last three years Sunni Powell has watched from his barbershop window as young black males walked around with their pants hanging off their butt, selling drugs and standing on the corner all day.

"I tell them all the time to pull up their pants, but I doubt if they're listening because their pants are still saggy," said Powell, owner of Powells Barbershop, 1163 W. 63rd St. "I see them stealing cell phones and then selling them to dishonest retailers who are not from the community."

This cycle prompted Powell, who grew up in Englewood and lives three blocks from his barbershop, to do more than just preach. He hopes he has found a way to help them.

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