Closeup June 26, 2019
Lazarus: Messenger of Hope

The plight of albinos in Africa is a sad story. Occult beliefs make them targets of kidnapping, killing and mutilation. But in Malawi, an exceptionally talented street musician named Lazarus is making a stand in defense of fellow albinos, and he's doing it with music. Lazarus's debut album, Stomp the Devil, will be released in August 2019. Producer Banning Eyre takes us inside Lazarus's life and music and explores his surprising tale of survival and activism.

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