I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)

To date no one has provided any proof to support the claims of melanin thieves. Furthermore, no one has shown why would it be necessary to kill people for melanin when melanin can be extracted from human hair SUSTAINABLY. In essence a person can cut their hair, sell it for the melanin content and then … More I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)

Isolation of melanin pigments from human hair

Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold. Melanin can be isolated/extracted from human hair. Easily. So the whole melanin thieves, melanin harvesting, hoax/myth/urban legend can die an ignominious death. A.S.A.P. And people who are promoting the melanin stock market can give it a rest too. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.590.205&rep=rep1&type=pdf Isolation of melanin pigments from human hair j. c. ARNAUD … More Isolation of melanin pigments from human hair

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

Melanin Myths: They Just Keep Coming

We found that there were more than ten myths about melanin. In order to continue tracking the melanin myth machine we decided to create an article documenting the myths as they come to us. Stay tuned. Melanin is only pigment or color Melanin is a chemical. It is an aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor. Yes, … More Melanin Myths: They Just Keep Coming

Melanin Myth #10+1: 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+1: The Atlanta Child Murders

Melanin Myth #9: Only People Have Melanin Or Melanin In People Is Different

This is part eight of a ten part series on the top melanin myths. 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 … More Melanin Myth #9: Only People Have Melanin Or Melanin In People Is Different

Melanin Myth #8: 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 #8: Viagra is made from melanin

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

Melanin Myth #4: Melanin Reduces Vitamin D Levels

This is part 4 in a ten part series of posts surrounding the myths about melanin. In this episode we address the myth claiming melanin reduces vitamin D levels, which seems to be, for the most part, a matter of perception. Does melanin reduce vitamin D levels or do people who have high levels of … More Melanin Myth #4: Melanin Reduces Vitamin D Levels

Melanin Myth #3: Melanin Is Carbon

This is part three in a ten part series debunking myths surrounding melanin. The “Melanin is carbon and has a molecular structure of six protons, six neutrons and six electrons that equal 666 or the mark of the beast” myth is one of the easier melanin myths to debunk. It just goes to show the … More Melanin Myth #3: Melanin Is Carbon