“Is the issue with me being white?”: white saviours and Britain’s colonial denial

Credit: Stacey Dooley

The Internet was recently divided as presenter and Strictly Come Dancing winner Stacey Dooley was called out by Labour MP David Lammy over a picture she posted on Instagram. The issue arose after Dooley posted a selfie holding a dark-skinned black Ugandan baby with the caption, ‘OB.SESSSSSSSSSSED.’ Lammy was quick to criticise Dooley’s post, saying…