Melanin Envy

A scholarly review of melanin envy or bias in art and media. The Oxford English Dictionary defines envy as “malignant or hostile feeling; ill-will, malice, enmity.” It is also referred to as “active evil, harm, mischief.” Furthermore it is described as “the feeling of mortification and ill-will occasioned by the contemplation of superior advantages possessed … More Melanin Envy

Not Melanin Magic: Has The So-called “Melanin Theory” Been Falsified Or Verified? The Melanin Facts.

Karl Popper defined a pseudoscience as a claim that can be neither verified nor falsified. That, unfortunately, categorizes those claims beyond the current cutting edge of science as unscientific. Our current state of the art technology was once unverifiable though, it could be falsified. Today’s speculative fiction is tomorrow’s H.G. Wells prediction. Thus, we have … More Not Melanin Magic: Has The So-called “Melanin Theory” Been Falsified Or Verified? The Melanin Facts.

Top 10 Facts About Melanin

The price of melanin, the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor that makes Black people black is over $350 a gram more than gold. Since we learned melanin is so valuable it came to our awareness that a number of myths about melanin have been spread. In a previous post we identified what we consider the … More Top 10 Facts About Melanin