Albinos

Some articles on albinos, albino:

White (novel) - Plot Summary
... of a general Woref who was responsible for the capture of Thomas and the other "Albinos" ... The problem is that she, being diseased, is completely forbidden from falling in love with an albino and is utterly terrified of the thought of drowning in the red pools ... He does and returns with a group of warriors who exchange the 24 albinos on horseback for Thomas ...
Albinism In Popular Culture - Albinism and Fiction - Negatively Portrayed Characters
... Winter, rock musicians with albinism subject to parody as "evil albinos" in a comic book. 2003) are considered by detractors to be the highest-profile case of "evil albino" bias to date, though said by producers to not be intended to be taken as actually ... A spokesperson for Johnny Winter characterized the depiction as "picking fun at them for being albinos", while a DC Comics representative claimed that ...
Witchcraft - By Region - Africa
... in 2008, President Kikwete publicly condemned witchdoctors for killing albinos for their body parts, which are thought to bring good luck. 25 albinos have been murdered since March 2007 ... while particularly albinos are often murdered for their body parts on the advice of witch doctors in order to produce powerful amulets that are believed ...
Albinism In Popular Culture - History of The "evil Albino" Stereotype
... The "evil albino" stereotype may also have its roots in Neolithic Eastern Europe, where some cultures depicted Death as a pallid woman with light hair ... in European folklore, could also have contributed to albino bias ... Vail Reese theorizes that albino bias may be part of a broader Hollywood pattern of equating or at least linking skin disorders and appearance problems with villainy ...
Persecution Of People With Albinism - Tanzania
... It is estimated that over 150,000 albinos live in Tanzania 8,000 of these are registered with the Tanzania Albino Society (TAS) ... A number of albinos have fled to the Dar es Salaam area as they feel safer in an urban setting ... Tanzania is thought to have the largest population of albinos in Africa ...