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Malawians with Albinism Face Stigma and Violence, Global Notes: The Tanzanian Albinism Collective, Reflections on Ramadan

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The organizers of the national “Fasting5k” run at the WBEZ studios.

The organizers of the national “Fasting5k” run at the WBEZ studios.

Anna Waters

On today's show:

  • Today is Albinism Awareness Day. Peter Ash is the founder and CEO of Under the Same Sun, an NGO working to fight against stigmatization of people living with Albinism. 
  • Also, a musical ensemble from Tanzania encourages people with Albinism to make music for the the first time.
  • Ramadan ends Thursday at sunset. Physician, Aisha Siddiqui, and her children have organized Chicago-area “Fasting5k” runs. Their 2018 mission is geared towards "Youth safety against gun violence".

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