APUS White Saviorism in the Deacons for Defense Film True Story Essay.
Help me study for my History class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.
In this assignment, you are to do a two-page typed essay. It is to be in black ink, Times New Roman 12-sized font, double spaced, and proofread for spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Choose one of the following topics.
1. The term “white saviorism,” refers to an idea in which a white person, or white culture, rescues people of color from their own situation. Throughout the white savior’s journey they themselves are centered: they are often portrayed as messianic and tend to “learn something” about themselves in the process of rescuing others.This trope in commonly seen in movies and literature in Western society, and is reinforced by our own educational system, media, movements, religious and nonprofit sector in America as well as our foreign policy views toward the rest of the world.
Do you see this in Deacons for Self-Defense? How? and where? Explain.