cultural, race, USA

The nice white hero/ine

This is hilarious: almost helps make up for the many many times I’ve had to sit through Hollywood depictions of the wonderful, white person who helps rescue the Blacks, the Latino/as and the funny looking people all over the world. His heroic Whiteness absorbs all their colour, her pretty Anglo-ness provides an always superior backdrop to their chaos, their struggles, their poverty, their vices, their misery.

Please, no more nice white ladies. How about us helping *ourselves* without the White “hook” for the plot?

Hat-tip to Atif Iqbal for this youtube video “nice white lady.”

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