Posted by: nmartinez1938 | November 10, 2014

Nigeria, Ebola and the myth of white saviours

This posting brings in reflections closer to the roots of how the Ebola crisis is being addressed other than what WHO/CDC and western media reports and would have you believe. I learned this following quote from a Irish human rights poverty agency: Nothing about us… Without us… Is for us…

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Contrary to the dominant Ebola foreign intervention narrative, Africans are not waiting to be rescued by white saviours.

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In a 2012 article published by The Atlantic, Nigerian writer Teju Cole exposed the white saviour industrial complex for what it is: a pathology of white privilege.

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