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White savior refers to western people going in to “fix” the problems of struggling nations or people of color without understanding their history, needs, or the region’s current state of affairs.
Invisible Children aims to hold the solutions of three American filmmakers above the African activists who have lived and worked in the affected communities their whole lives. Talk about white saviors.
by loopdeloop97 March 08, 2012
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Who fucking knows anymore? First, it meant factual, and now it means fictional. What the fuck, internet... what the fuck?
wrong-->"Oh my god, Jessica, your post literally scared me to death" right--> "I literally wrote this post at 3:04 A.M."
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White person who thinks that Africa or any other impoverished area will become rich by giving themhandouts. When in reality plenty of cities have become rich in a period of 20/30/40 years by just not restricting growth with high taxes or burdensome regulation making it impossible for economic mobility to be high . For example see TokyoMany black cities like Detroit have most of their politicians be black yet fail to help black people. The issue as most of the time is politicians. But donating half of your Walmart change may cure a little of that white guilt democrats suffer.
Jimmy: I donated 500 dollars to the ADL(Anti defamation league)
Lamar: And you think that because I am black I support the ADL? You really consider yourself a white savior,don't you?
Jimmy: Now you are making me feel white guilt
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by TheRedTomahawk September 13, 2019
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When a bisexual male cannot afford a dominatrix to BDSM pleasure him he retreats to making himself a servant giving large black males welfare blowjobs and other forms of appeasement to better worship Big Black Cock.
Jimmy gave $5.00 to the Mcdonalds Employee, he's such a white savior!
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