April 29, 2015 | Washington Post

Freddie Gray’s life a study in the sad effects of lead paint on poor blacks

Reports of Gray’s history with lead come at a time when the city and nation are still trying to understand the full ramifications of lead poisoning. Advocates and studies say it can diminish cognitive function, increase aggression and ultimately exacerbate the cycle of poverty that is already exceedingly difficult to break.

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