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Albinism

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....