Black people can be albino too. Albinism results from a recessive gene in both parents that results in a lack of melanin in their child. at one time, albinos were considered evil and were even hunted or persecuted in some countries.
BaAka mother with albino son. The BaAka (also called the Bayaka or Aka) are a nomadic people of the Western Congo Basin in Central Africa. They are part of the wider grouping of Mbenga people, historically called pygmies. Albinism is a genetic disorder ch
Albino child in Tanzania, which has the largest population of albinos in the world. The discrimination and violence is high. Many of the albinos face risk of getting killed as they are thought to bring bad luck or have black magical powers!
Connie Chiu - Oculocutaneous (pronounced ock-you-low-kew-TAIN-ee-us) albinism (OCA) involves the eyes, hair and skin.
Irene-- Though some albinos are thought to have red eyes, the mixture of blue and red in their iris actually creates more of a purple color, thought of to some as a mere variation of the low-melanin blue pigment.