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White Saviour Industrial Complex

When Martina used the term "white savior" during class today, I was reminded that I'd meant to flag for you the origins of the title of the essay we were discussing on "Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex." It's Teju Cole's piece (which Amanda, Delilah and Farida all read in our ESem) on "The White-Savior Industrial Complex," The Atlantic (March 21, 2012): If you want to think more about allyship and its demands/ramifications, and haven't yet read this piece, I think you might find it interesting and helpful....