What he sees now on campus are young people sending out a negative message about themselves -- and they don't realize it. He told them how they might recognize if their own kids had come under the thrall of gangs. How did young men wearing their pants closer to their knees than their waists ever become fashionable? It's a reminder that people have been fretting about sagging for nearly three decades. He said he thinks people are making too much of the issue, although he admits the sight of people exposing their underwear by letting their pants sag can be crude. That anger exploded into violence in Los Angeles when bands of white servicemen — joined by hundreds of police officers — left their posts to search for young black and Mexican-American men dressed in that style to beat up.
If you think sagging is a strange fashion trend, consider the codpiece in the 16th century.
Stars Screen Binge Culture Media. That's part of the purpose of the sag -- to show off one's colorful underwear. How is it like being in love for teenage boys? But, she said, "it's definitely still going to be tied to [ideas of] criminality. Black kids should jettison the look if only to avoid agitating unnecessary suspicion from police and strangers. Two weeks after the " Pants on the Ground " video became popular thanks to American Idol see belowa billboard campaign against the style of sagging pants was launched in the Dallas, Texasarea.