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Confronting Mali's albino superstition with song

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 01:57

Albinos are subject to persecution and even ritualistic killing in parts of Africa where their pale skin color is believed to hold ominous magic powers. In Mali, a renowned singer, Salif Keita, is trying to confront the superstition in a town where a five-year old girl was murdered.

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Albinos are subject to persecution and even ritualistic killing in parts of Africa where their pale skin color is believed to hold ominous magic powers. In Mali, a renowned singer, Salif Keita, is trying to confront the superstition in a town where a five-year old girl was murdered.

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Confronting Mali's albino superstition with song

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 01:57