The student body is 91 percent African American, 7 percent white, “and three Latinos”—the remaining 2 percent. Take, for example, Nicholas Scurlock, who had recently begun his first year at Oakhurst Middle School.
“These kids eat what they’re given, and too often it’s the sweetest, cheapest foods: cakes, creams, candy. Nick, just tall enough to ride the coaster at the bigger amusement parks, had been 135 pounds going into fifth grade.
That was seven years ago, when administrators first recognized the magnitude of the problem.
Clarksdale, a storied delta town that gave us the golden age of the Delta blues, its cotton fields and flatlands rolling to the river, its Victorian mansions still beautiful, is at the center of a colossal American health crisis.
In December 2015, Weiland died of an accidental drug overdose on his tour bus in Minnesota at the age of 48.
Upon his death, many critics and peers offered reevaluations of Weiland's life and career, including David Fricke of Rolling Stone Around that time, Weiland moved to Bainbridge Township, Ohio, where he later attended Kenston High School.
), but he subscribes to the dictums of two wise men from the realm of major league baseball: Satchel Paige, who famously stated, “Don’t look back,” and Yogi Berra, who remarked of a promising rookie, “His whole future’s ahead of him!
Hoisted and dragged through the halls and out to the curb, they sat with other trash beneath gray, forlorn skies behind Kirkpatrick Elementary, one of a handful of primary schools in Clarksdale, Mississippi.He moved back to California as a teenager and attended Edison High School in Huntington Beach and Orange Coast College.In 1986 Weiland met bassist Robert De Leo at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California.The people who like to think they are managing the world’s affairs seem fiercely determined to ignore the world’s true condition — namely, the permanent contraction of industrial economies. Two hundred years of cheap fossil fuel programmed mankind to expect limitless goodies forever on an upward-swinging arc of techno miracles.Now that the cheap fossil fuels have plateaued, with decline clearly in view, the hope remains that all the rackets of modernity can keep going on techno miracles alone.Just look at what Dan Bloom, Korea’s foremost expert on dating Korean women, has to say about them! The fierce competition for men in Korea means that Korean women really take care of themselves – it’s almost impossible to find an “American sized” Korean woman, if you know what I mean. Of course, as men, we’re in it for more than just physical look… Anybody who accuses Korean women of being “easy” should be lead off to the asylum.