The Complexities of Color, Ethnicity, and Race

Via The SunFamily of ten are world’s biggest albino clan

The family — who live in a crammed one-bedroom flat in Delhi — all have pale skin, white hair and poor vision, a side-effect of being albinos.

Roseturai told The Sun: “I’ve heard people call us ‘angrez’, which means ‘English’. It’s hard for people to understand we’re born and bred Indian.

“All we know is that we can’t see properly, and we can’t sit under the sun for long, but we live the best we can.”

h/t:  @AWiseLatina on Twitter.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. Peter says:

    Dark-skinned peoples actually have the highest rates of albinism.