Public health expert, activist in the movement for Black lives, and friend of the show Dr. Lawrence Brown joins hosts Roberto E. Alejandro and Michael A. Wood Jr. to discuss the impact of lead poisoning on urban environments and its link to violence.

Press play above to hear the full episode, and don’t forget to hit the comments and share below. For those wanting more information on the link between violent crime and lead poisoning, a few links:

“The Crimes of Lead”

“Did removing lead from petrol spark a decline in crime?”

“Lead: America’s Real Criminal Element”

“Lead and Crime: A Linkfest”

“Lead Exposure and Violent Crime in the Early Twentieth Century”