'White Saviours' No Longer User-Friendly for African Aid Appeals

Comic Relief - which runs Sports Relief and Red Nose Day - said it would move away from having white celebrities in their films and replace them with African heroes, allowing them to speak for themselves. A 2017 Red Nose Day film fronted by British singer Ed Sheeran, about street children in Liberia, was named the "most offensive" campaign, by a fundraising pressure group.

Ed Sheeran.


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