Too Close For Comfort

The perennial crackdown on naughty dancing is under way. At Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Md., administrators concerned about the rise in so-called freak dancing, a hip-grinding, sex-simulating step, recently increased the number of chaperones and gave them flashlights to bust dirty dancers. Several Los Angeles high schools have benched the C-walk, a hip-hop dance step popularized by rappers like Lil Bow Wow. The C stands for Crip--the Crips are a notorious L.A. gang credited with introducing the dance at least a decade ago. It has long since crossed gang lines, but school officials say the C-walk glamorizes gang life.

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