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 #3: Melanin Is Carbon

This is part three in a ten part series debunking myths surrounding melanin. This is post is on 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. Obviously a subliminal attempt to demonize the melanin rich. When … More Melanin Myth #3: Melanin Is Carbon

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 #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 #2: Melanin Injections

This is part two in a ten part series on the myths being spread surrounding melanin. Apparently, the need to inject melanin motivates melanin thieves. Well okay. Technically, yes, you can take a hypodermic needle, fill it with melanin and inject it into your body. But guess what? That won’t do anything. Anyone who does … More Melanin Myth #2: Melanin Injections

Melanin Myth #9: The Melanin Stock Market?

Melanin is worth over $380 a gram more than gold. We have documented visual evidence of that fact. Are there any facts supporting the idea of a melanin stock market or the selling of melanin on the stock market? The facts: By now we can assume you probably got to this post by an internet … More Melanin Myth #9: The Melanin Stock Market?