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Entries Tagged as 'Salif Keita'

Legendary African singer who overcame being outcast to perform at Terrace Theatre

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre

The descendant of warrior princes, the son of two black African parents, Afro-pop pioneer Salif Keita was born “white.” Inheriting albinism, a lack of skin pigmentation, Keita instantly stood out among other Africans and stood out as a spokesperson for tolerance in all forms. The legendary singer addresses this deeply personal issue– albinism in Africa– […]

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