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Sagging Pants

Saggin or Suiting

Gerard Kersey | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Gerard Kersey

People are looked on as nerdy, tough guys, criminals, successful and unsuccessful based on their "packaging." Just like the batteries were still great despite the package being damaged, some individuals are the same way.

Slaving to Racial Stereotypes

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Ignorance prevails and it instills in us all that we should not have our own sense of individuality, but instead that we are expected to be identical to others whose skin pigmentation is the same as ours.

Infamous Ex-NBA Player Battles Sagging Pants In Odd Way

Posted 10.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Some groups hold food drives to solve the hunger crisis. Others promote the wearing of wristbands to raise awareness about a particular ...

Man Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight For Wearing Saggy Pants

Posted 07.31.2012 | Chicago

A man was kicked off of a Spirit Airlines plane at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago after getting into an altercation over his wardrobe with a ...

Official Seeks Ban On Sagging Pants

Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

A Mississippi official has renewed his crusade against sagging pants, seeking to ban the oft-maligned fashion statement from his entire county. Ken...

School Loosens Up On Saggy Pants Rule, Lends Kids Belts Instead

Posted 12.12.2011 | Black Voices

In an effort to get students to stop wearing sagging pants, one South Carolina high school is taking a different approach to the legal and profitable ...

Low-Hanging Pants and Other Phenomena

Danielle Moss Lee | Posted 11.07.2011 | Black Voices
Danielle Moss Lee

I've got to be honest. I am not a huge fan of "sagging." I hate to think that I'm an unenlightened, fuddy-duddy in my own frustration with this particular style. But, my objections may be more nuanced than most.

Teen Shot In Rear For Wearing Sagging Pants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say a 45-year-old Memphis man angry over two teens' sagging pants shot one in the buttocks during an argument. He faces aggr...

Charm School 101 for the College Student

Tracey D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Tracey D. Smith

When I wake up in the morning, I find sheer enjoyment walking to my dressing area, opening the huge doors of my closets, and selecting my fashion ense...

Crack Attack!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Like sagging baggies, codpieces were a highly aggressive expression of masochismo. They also emanated considerable, usually unintentional, homoerotic appeal.

Morehouse College Bans Hats, 'Grillz,' And Sagging

TheRoot.com | Frank Leon Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The conversation regarding the new dress-code policy at Morehouse College has been hijacked by a vociferous gang of socially conservative black pundit...