Melanin Myth #10: The Atlanta Child Murders

This is part ten in a ten part series of blog posts addressing myths about melanin. This is one of the stranger myths. It is a claim that the Atlanta Child Murders were a conspiracy to extract either melanin or some other mysterious substance from Black children.

  1. True. Children in Atlanta were murdered.
  2. True. The murdered children had high levels of melanin in their skin.
  3. False. No evidence of melanin having any connection to their murders has been presented.
  4. There is zero evidence to support that claim. Anyone in possession of such information is welcome to forward it to us.

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