Source: Challenged as a reading assignment at Hanahan Middle School in Berkeley County, S. (2008) because of blatant, explicit language using street terms for sex, talk of worms eating body parts, and blasphemy.
The anonymously written 1971 book is about a fifteen-year-old girl who gets caught up in a life of drugs and sex before dying from an overdose.
Figurative sense of "to bring to ruin" is attested from 1520s.
best seller and a National Book Award winner will remain out of the classroom until the school district can revamp its policies.
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and previously healthy homosexual men from Manhattan who were dying mysteriously from "gay pneumonia" and "gay cancer" in the form of Kaposis sarcoma.
He’s now an asshole conspiracy theorist endorsed by the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party.
The book is about a boy maturing, asking questions about evil, justice, and the nature of God.Most African-Americans have heard the story that HIV is a manufactured virus genetically-engineered to kill off the black race.Thirty percent of New York City blacks polled by The New York Times (October 29, 1990) actually believe AIDS is an ethno-specific bioweapon designed in a laboratory to infect black people.Purportedly the monkey virus "jumped species" and entered the black population. After the virus entered the black heterosexual population in the late 1970s, it rapidly spread to millions of blacks because of transfusions with HIV-infected blood, dirty needles, promiscuity and genital ulcers or so the experts said.Not all scientists believe the official monkey story, although it is rare to find people who express this view publicly.