I wanted to share the PDF from a document that a reader of my blog (who I have known for years via this advocacy community) posted as a comment on my earlier post about systemic racism in the role of perpetuating Lead poisoning.
This (read the full statement in the first image below) is brilliant and it is nice to see published agreement with the concept behind my post YET it is horrific that this “agreement” comes from a time when I was not quite 2 years old – and still nothing has been done to address this paradigm in nearly 50 years – a paradigm which persists in force to this day (solidly evidenced by the images from the January 2020 EPA materials posted in my original article from yesterday.)
Updated to add, note to “Leadnet” just now:
From April of 1971
Knowledge is Neither Neutral Nor Apolitical
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry:
Also excellent (as a glimpse into history, especially “historical” issues and perspectives that persist to day) is the article linked in the above block. Below is the excerpt introduction from that article (from 1979), “The Treadmill of Lead”: