Dangerous Style: How Wearing the Wrong Jewelry Can Get You Locked Up

Donovan X. Ramsey · 01/28/15 12:15PM

Andre Perry is 32 years old. He's a commercial photographer, lives in Brooklyn, and loves fashion. He's also black. A month ago, Perry was stopped at a subway station by an undercover officer with the New York City Police Department. He was interrogated about his two-finger ring, arrested, and charged with possession of a deadly weapon—"metal knuckles."