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Albinism is a condition in which a person has an often complete lack of pigment in their skin, hair, and eyes. In not only occurs in humans but in all other vertebrates. Unfortunately, people with albinism face discrimination as many are ignorant towards their appearance.
All too often Hollywood casts an albino character as a villain...
In reality the discrimination that people with these characteristics face is all to real. There are parts of Africa where Albinism is common but, while most people have dark complexions, those with white hair and skin stand out. Recently there has been a rise in the killings of albino people as some Africans equate them with the supernatural and the occult.
Red Cross Press Release on the Murders of Albinos.
Its time for people to learn that Albinism is beautiful!