Tag: NAACP

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins Repeals Saggy Pants Ban

In the mid-2000s, cities in the South went on a spree criminalizing “saggy pants” and instituting bans. Ultraconservatives have made up the false narrative that the practice of “sagging” is linked to gangs. In February, Shreveport Police in Louisiana tried to stop Anthony Childs because of his saggy pants. As…

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Georgetown Students Vote Yes to Pay Reparations

The future of the United States recognizes policy as the way to combat racism. While many of the country’s institutions still benefit from the work of enslaved men and women and uphold the policies that continue to create wealth, health, education, and housing deficits for Blacks, Georgetown University students voted,…