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Wed May 18, 2016, 12:22 PM

Lead is your enemy. Black Panthers were your friends.


Lead-poisoning prevention once had its partisans too, but they were marginal and rapidly stifled. During the 1960s, the Black Panthers and the Puerto Rican activist group the Young Lords set up community health clinics and carried out screening programs for tuberculosis and sickle cell anemia as well as lead poisoning


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Reply Lead is your enemy. Black Panthers were your friends. (Original post)
Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 OP
CompanyFirstSergeant May 2016 #1

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Wed May 18, 2016, 12:46 PM

1. I believe lead poisoning....


is the primary culprit for the crime wave of the 1960s through 1990s.

It was not until the mid 1990s - when the people who were not poisoned by lead - came of age - that crime began to drop.

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