FRESH BS: University Of Georgia Greek Leaders Ban Hoop Skirts Because of ‘Racism’

Published on March 19, 2015

I didn’t know certain types of clothing were racist. Does this mean we should all wear our pants under our butts to prove we’re not racist too?

The aftermath of the University of Oklahoma racist chant video has caused another school’s Greek organization to take precautionary measures and ban symbols that could be interpreted as having racial implications.

According to the Athens Banner-Herald, the University of Georgia’s fraternity and sorority leaders decided to ban hoop skirts from events following a discussion with the UGA Student Affairs administration.

The conversation centered on how Greek organizations and their members should present themselves to avoid negative attention. The topics included appropriate special event attire, such as the use of period costume, and the “message” certain kinds of dress can send.

Read more: The Daily Caller

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