White People Have No Culture

White People Have No Culture

Updated Jun 25, 2019 at 03:40PM EDT by Kevinvq2.

Added Dec 27, 2016 at 04:34PM EST by Don.

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"White People Have No Culture" is an expression claiming that people belonging to the white racial classification do not have a unified cultural history. Online, the phrase is often used to caption photographs of white people in a variety of humorous contexts, accompanied by the phrase "like um try again sweetie."

Origin

In October 2013, deactivated Tumblr user diefuhrerin submitted a post titled "''White People Have No Culture'", followed by a series of photographs featuring various cities, artworks, events and other culture from areas historically populated by white people. Over the next four years, the post gained over 1,600 notes.[2]

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On June 4th, 2014, a post titled "What's this 'white people don't have culture' bullshit" was submitted to the /r/TiADiscussion subreddit.[1] On August 9th, 2015, Instagram user @TheFatJewish[4] posted a picture of a white family wearing Snuggie blankets with the caption "I hate when ppl say white people have no culture like um try again sweetie ;)" (shown below, left). On September 8th, Redditor fakeshits reposted the image to the /r/WhitePeopleTwitter[3] subreddit. On February 29th, 2016, Instagram user davie_dave[7] posted a photo of a man with calf tattoos resembling a pair of argyle socks with the same caption (shown below, right).


I hate when ppl say white people have no culture like um try again sweetie ;) And they say white people have no culture, like umm try again sweetie IG:@davie_dave

In March, a deactivated Tumblr account published a lengthy response to the anonymous message "white ppl have no culture," listing examples of cultural practices from a variety of European countries. Over the next several months, the post garnered more than 10,700 notes.[5] On June 26th, YouTuber AlyGrace posted a video titled "White People Do Have Culture," prominently featuring various viral videos and Keemstar as examples of white people culture (shown below).



On October 9th, Redditor Bacon_timeGO submitted an image of various Bionicle characters captioned with "I hate when ppl say white people have no culture like um try again sweetie ;)" (shown below). Within two months, the post gained over 5,600 votes (96% upvoted) on the /r/me_irl[6] subreddit.


I hate when ppl say white people have no culture like um try again sweetie;) BIONTCLE

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I hate when people say white people have no culture. Umm try again sweetie Hate when people say white people have no culture when people say white people have no culture. like um try again sweetie I hate when ppl say white people have no culture like um try again sweetie RING OUT THE BEST HELLMANNS MAYONNAISE I hate when people say white people have no culture, like, um try again sweetie I hate when people say white people have no culture like um, try again sweetie IG: @MemeMang meMa

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