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Baggy Pants Revisited

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote a clmn for the magazine about the ludicrous crackdown on baggy pants in municipalities across the American South. In this week’s print edition (on stands today!) I revisit the topic, and find that at least some places are doing the expected, and using the bans to harass black men.

Find out what this bit of officially-sanctioned racism has to do with Italian prostitutes, in this week’s Maclean’s.

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