TITLE

Are Hoodies Thug Gear?

AUTHOR(S)
GANDELMAN, JOE
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;5/23/2012, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the definition by Fox News' news personality Geraldo Rivera regarding hoodies as a provocative "thug gear." He mentions that Rivera first raised the style of clothing as a dangerous one in March 2012 after the shooting of teenager named Trayvon Martin by Florida Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman. He states that the comment of Rivera led to the existence of protests against him.
ACCESSION #
75509104

 

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