[BREAKING NEWS] Melanin Is Worth $428 A Gram

  This is your melanin value update for the year 2019. Melanin, the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor found throughout the living kingdom is currently worth $428 a gram. Gold is today worth $41.39. That means melanin is worth over $380 a gram more than gold. Though the melanin being sold is extracted from the … More [BREAKING NEWS] Melanin Is Worth $428 A Gram

[BREAKING NEWS] Melanin is worth $419.00 a gram (Update: Now It Is Worth $428 a gram)

The dollar value of melanin has increased since January of 2018. As of November 2018 melanin is listed as being worth $419.00 a gram (UPDATE: as of January 2019 it is worth $428 a gram.) That represents an increase of $12 in less than a year. A question that comes up is “why is melanin … More [BREAKING NEWS] Melanin is worth $419.00 a gram (Update: Now It Is Worth $428 a gram)

UPCOMING BOOK: Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold by Nnamdi Azikiwe #MIWMTG

I’ve decided to document the journey which led to the observation melanin is worth more than gold in a book titled “Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold” with the subtitle “Is This The Era Of The Blessed Generation?” It is my account of events leading to the development melanin is worth more than gold and … More UPCOMING BOOK: Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold by Nnamdi Azikiwe #MIWMTG

The Melanin Stock Symbol

Recently we published a blog post refuting the myth of the melanin stock market. One aspect of that urban legend which stuck is the idea of a melanin stock symbol. We took the legend of a melanin stock market and ran with it. Could a melanin stock market exist? How would the melanin economy function? … More The Melanin Stock Symbol

Skin Optical Characterization Devices

In July 1973 Cheikh Anta Diop published a paper on the pigmentation of the Ancient Egyptians (Kemetians). In the paper he established melanin levels as a fundamental racial characteristic and that there exist laboratory methods to measure melanin levels for both dead and living beings. One issue presented in opposition to the future study of … More Skin Optical Characterization Devices

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. True. Children in Atlanta were murdered. True. The … More Melanin Myth #10: The Atlanta Child Murders

Melanin Myth #8: Only People Have Melanin Or Melanin In People Is Different

This is part eight of a ten part series on melanin myths being spread. This myth is a multi part myth and it also shows the complexity involved in the subject of melanin especially when it comes to knowing the truth.  Yes, everyone has melanin (except albinos.) No, Black people are not the only people who have … More Melanin Myth #8: Only People Have Melanin Or Melanin In People Is Different

Melanin Myth #7: Viagra is made from melanin

This is part seven of a ten part series of posts on myths about melanin. As number seven this myth shows how strange and out there these myths can be. It also shows how easy it is to debunk them, sometimes. There are claims being spread such as “Viagra is made from melanin” or “viagra … More Melanin Myth #7: Viagra is made from melanin

Melanin Myth #6: Melanin Theory

This is part six in a ten part series on melanin myths. This myth addresses the so-called “melanin theory.” “White melanin Theory.” That is how the idea of a “melanin theory” first was identified. In the 1915 article “A Contribution to our Knowledge of the Chemistry of Coat-Colour in Animals and of Dominant and Recessive … More Melanin Myth #6: Melanin Theory

Melanin Myth #5: Melanin Is Related To Sunlight

This is part 5 of a ten part series on the myths surrounding melanin. This myth claims skin Melanin levels are related to sunlight. Are skin melanin levels really because of sunlight? Depends. If you look at the Fitzpatrick Scale it tells you everything you need to know. There are six different skin types according … More Melanin Myth #5: Melanin Is Related To Sunlight