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Baltimore's Bryant condemns 'slave' Adidas and sunglasses in church

Baltimore's Bryant condemns 'slave' Adidas and sunglasses in church

Baltimore mega-church pastor Jamal Bryant had fashion on his mind Monday, first condemning "Slave Adidas" and then saying sunglasses have no place in church.

Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple and also an increasing player on the national scene, often at the side of Trayvon Martin's parents, is an avid Tweeter with a following of nearly 100,000 people.

He had nothing good to say about the controversial shoes known as "slave Adidas," suede athletic shoes with plastic shackles that clamp onto the shin like an accessory. After a firestorm erupted over what people saw as the shoe's slave undertones, Adidas pulled their planned release Monday.

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