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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Voluntourism: What’s Wrong With The ‘White Savior Complex’?

In the recently uploaded video, the group of young female missionaries can be seen dancing with plastic jerry cans on their heads and donning mosquito repellant before they bathe their ‘orange feet,’ all whilst singing and dancing to the tune of US singer Justin Timberlake’s “Sexy Back” – with satirized text to include “I’m bringing missions back.”

The video, which was uploaded by Luket Ministries, an Oklahoma missionary group, and which has since been removed by the organization, sparked fierce debate online as to whether the women, dubbed the ‘dancing missionaries’ and the ‘Luket five,’ are mocking Ugandan culture with their parody.

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