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Bono, being a white savior
Afghan Member of Parliament Malalai Joya, with a body guard
CREDIT: Richard Mills/The Times
A segment of Pedro Berruguete's 1493-9 painting
St. Dominic de Guzman and the Albigensians, depicting a dispute between Saint Dominic and the Cathars in which their books were burnt
US soldiers kill poor farmers and war veterans uprising against the tyrannical new American regime in Shay's Rebellion
The aftermath of the NATO bombing of Kosovo. The original caption read
"Smoke rises over the local red cross office destroyed in last night's NATO air strike on centre of Kosovo's capital Pristina March 29, 1999."
A photo of a white savior, taken from the Peace Corps Facebook page