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Attacks On Albinos Grow In Malawi As Body Parts Are Sold For Witchcraft

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An increase in the number of attacks on people with albinism in Malawi since late 2014 by people seeking their b...

Albinos in Malawi at Brink of 'Total Extinction,' Warns UN

Carbonated.TV | Posted 05.06.2016 | World

People with albinism in Malawi are at risk of "systemic extinction" due to relentless attacks so their limbs can be used in witchcraft, said the United Nations' expert on albinism.

Stunning Photos Of Models With Albinism Capture The Beauty In Breaking Convention

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.17.2016 | Arts

"I have always been interested in the unique or what is conventionally viewed as different," South Africa-based photographer Justin Dingwall explained...

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 spotted a l...

Rare Albino Wallaby Seen Hopping Around British Countryside

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

Wallaby damned! Caroline Phillips got a rare treat Friday afternoon while riding her horse near in Northhampshire, U.K. -- An albino wallaby hopping ...

Tanzania Police Arrest Man Accused Of Trying To Sell Albino Niece For Witchcraft

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2016 | World

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM, June 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tanzanian police have arrested a 44-year-old man accused of tr...

Albino Toddler Dismembered For Witchcraft Purposes, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

An albino toddler who went missing in Tanzania was found dismembered, and police say they believe the gruesome death is linked to witchcraft rituals. ...

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...

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.

WATCH: Shaun Ross Defines Beauty In The Coolest Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Black Voices

You probably recognize model/actor Shaun Ross from his recent starring role in Beyoncé's video "Pretty Hurts." However, it wasn't always epic music v...

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...

The Albino Boy Who Was Lost into Thin Air

Pius Kamau | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices
Pius Kamau

It is hard to imagine that an airline can lose a child. But that's precisely what seems to have happened to a three-year-old albino boy. It is this regret that has driven my pursuit to find out who this child was and whatever happened to him.

Buying Porn For Bin Laden

Robert Brenner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

COURIER: Uh, I'd like to buy some porn.for a, uh, friend. He lives in a large, walled-off compound in the suburbs of Abbottabad. It's kind of like the Playboy mansion -- minus the Bunnies, of course.

Are You Surprised By Movies Anymore?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Werner Herzog is one filmmaker who defies the trailer, the reviewer and whatever formula you want to put on him. When I walk into a Herzog movie I ne...

11-Year-Old Albino Girl BEHEADED In Swaziland Witchcraft Ritual | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An albino girl from Swaziland has been shot dead and then beheaded for the sake of witchcraft, according to reports....

Kenyan Arrested For Attempting To Sell Albino Man

BBC News | Will Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested a Kenyan national who was attempting to sell an albino man....

Tanzania To Hang Blood-Drinking Killer Of Albino Girl

Reuters | Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A man has been sentenced death by hanging for killing a five-year-old albino girl in Tanzania by hacking off her legs with a machete and then drinking...

Albinos In Tanzania Being Hunted For Their Body Parts For Witchcraft (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations has a horrifying video report about how albinos in Tanzania are being hunted in order to harvest their body parts. Albinos there h...

Africa's Albinos Killed Without Remorse

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- Up two flights of stairs in a musty apartment in central Madrid is where an African man with a face as white as chalk has placed his hope fo...

Albino Trials Begin in Tanzania

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Trials have started in Tanzania of 12 people accused of murdering albino people and selling their body parts for use in witchcraft....

Burundi Albino Murder Trial Begins

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The trial of 11 people charged with specifically targeting and murdering dozens of Albinos in Burundi, for the purpose of smuggling and selling the bo...