10 African and Caribbean superstitions you never heard the end of

January 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm | Culture

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

January 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm | Culture

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Albinos are the cure-all. In certain parts of Africa such as MalawiTanzania, and Mozambique, there are accounts of individuals with Albinism being killed and their body parts sold for rituals. Those born with Albinism are often shunned and ostracized in the Western parts of Africa as well.  Things that aren’t understood are often mocked and cast aside.

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