The terms 'black' and 'negro' were coined to dehumanise people from the African continent to serve the imperialist and colonial agendas of Europe and the US.
At least 13 people with albinism have been killed in the last two years, according to the UN. Actual numbers are likely higher. Superstitions or myths about the albinos' magical powers fuel these attacks.
The notion success, beauty and love come with fair skin is slowly growing weaker as activists and Bollywood stars such as Nandita Das and Kalki Koechlin slam colourism, calling for people to see past skin colour.
UN expert on albinism warns that around 10,000 albinos face "extinction" in Malawi if they continue to be murdered for their body parts for use in superstition.
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