Institute Sued For Knowingly Exposing Black Children To Lead

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Black Children Lead PoisoningA class action lawsuit is being brought against the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a prominent Baltimore medical institute, for alledgedly knowingly exposing hundreds of Black children to lead poisoning as part of a study.

“Children were enticed into living in lead-tainted housing and subjected to a research program which intentionally exposed them to lead poisoning in order for the extent of the contamination of these children’s blood to be used by scientific researchers to assess the success of lead paint or lead dust abatement measures,” said the suit.

Read more at the Root.

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