Since 2007, 53 children and adults with albinism have been slaughtered and many others have been left to die, with arms and legs cut off by people who believe that potions and charms made from the body parts of people with albinism can be used to ensure wealth and good fortune.
HELEN ANN WINDMAN WALKER, HENRY SEDAM WALKER Twin brother and sister, offspring of colored parents 10 years of age on the 2d of May, 1866 as exhibited at Burnell & Prescott's Museum 93 St. Charles street, [opposite the Academy of Music,] New Orleans, La.
Diandra Forrest is an albino African-American professional fashion model. This green-eyed blonde with African features made a splash in the fashion world. Albinism affects people of all ethnic backgrounds; its frequency worldwide is estimated to be approximately one in 17,000. Because their skin is not protected by melanin, they have to avoid sunlight.