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Albinism

Albino Children Whose Limbs Were Cut Off For Witch Doctors Get Prosthetics

AP | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact

  NEW YORK (AP) — Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his f...

Rare Sighting Of White Whale Inspires Confusion, Awe In Australia

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

Whale watchers in waters north of the Gold Coast Seaway in Queensland, Australia, received a spectacular surprise Monday morning when they spotte...

This Film Is Helping Shatter Society's Rigid Beauty Standards

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.04.2015 | Style

The glitz and glamour of the fashion world is often what attracts people to careers in the industry, and it ultimately keeps them there onc...

Rare Albino Wallaby Seen Hopping Around British Countryside

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weird News

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You Can't Even Handle The Moment This Baby Sees Her Mom For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents

Eight-month-old Louise was born with albinism. Because of the lack of pigment in her eyes, she also has nystagmus, a condition that results in poor vi...

Mr. Pink: The Rare Pink Grasshopper

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Not so long ago, one of my photo-pals found a pink grasshopper. To be very honest: his special find made me a little bit jealous.After all it is just about the closest thing to a pink elephant!

Thando Hopa: Choosing Pretty

Antonia Opiah | Posted 08.17.2014 | Black Voices
Antonia Opiah

At only 25-years-old, Thando Hopa, a public prosecutor and part-time model, already demonstrates a precocious collectedness and understanding of people and a thorough understanding of herself.

Human Gene Found In Dogs

LiveScience | Elizabeth Palermo | Posted 05.20.2014 | Science

Dogs and people have more in common than a love of Frisbees and long walks on the beach. A new study finds that certain dogs, just like certain huma...

Spotlight on Sundance Official Selection White Shadow with Director Noaz Deshe

Quora | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Noaz Deshe, Director, White Shadow (2013 Movie) Q: What was it like shooting on locatio...

Love in a Time of Fear: Albino Women's Stories From Tanzania

Chika Oduah | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Chika Oduah

"It will be unto you if you give birth to a child like you," she says he told her. The "like you" was a reference to Grace's skin. She has albinism, a genetically inherited condition characterized by a deficit in melanin production that leaves albinos with pale skin, usually light, sometimes reddish eyes and blond hair.

Colorless Beauty

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.11.2013 | Black Voices

With allegations of "racism" on the runway being hurled, we've been on a serious #BlackModelWatch as New York Fashion Week continues. But let's take a...

Colorless Beauties Make Modeling Mark

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Black Voices

Beauty is found in all shapes, sizes and colors. It can also be colorless, which is the point being proven and celebrated through a wave of models wit...

Gina Ryder

Diego Ravier: Albinos in Africa Show Us Human Dignity

HuffingtonPost.com | Gina Ryder | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts

If you are intensely misunderstood, you want Diego Ravier to be your photographer. He doesn't just identity subjects to photograph. He helps his s...

Stunning Photo Series Gives Albinos A Closer Look

Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

Brazilian Photographer Gustavo Lacerda's series "Albinos" blends biology, aesthetics and folklore in the striking collection of light-saturated photos...

10,000 Albinos In hiding After Killings In East Africa

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The mistaken belief that albino body parts have magical powers has driven thousands of Africa's albinos into hiding, fearful of...

Tanzanians To Name Albino Killers

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tanzania is launching a nationwide exercise urging the public to identify those behind dozens of murders of people with albinism....