SOURCE: New York Daily News
by Jonathan Zimmerman
"By all means, let’s use the Peace Corps’ 60th anniversary to critique white saviors. Too many Americans still march blindly around the globe, imagining that they can make a difference by their mere presence. But some of the people attacking white saviorism have a savior complex of their own."
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Wendy Melillo
Given the growing counterculture movement in the early 1960s, the government feared that few young Americans would be motivated to join the Peace Corps by a message that they’d be volunteering to help to fight communism.
by Emily Cadei
The amazing story of the Peace Corps volunteer whose postcard from Nigeria set off riots.
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