First "The Help" and Now This!: The Latest "White Savior" Movie that I Won't Go See

I have absolutely no desire to view the film Black or White as I fear that I've already seen multiple permutations of this trope. Ultimately, these narratives often prove ineffective in deepening multiple perspectives or understandings of race or advancing any type of racial discourse beyond the Great White Savior narrative. Instead, movies of this genre often reify racial, gender and class stereotypes and promote limited notions of the experiences of blacks and whites in this country, which, ironically, undermines their much-touted espoused goals.

Read this Forbes article which deftly articulates the way that I and many feel about these types of movies: