#SoWhiteOutside is the funniest part of this awful snowstorm

The weather just got personal.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Feb 13, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 6:24 pm CDT

Is it safe to say that #BlackTwitter is the most original, funniest, and all-around best Twitter? I have proof: the hot new hashtag #SoWhiteOutside, which turns the occasion of this week’s blizzard into a chance to engage in some real talk about the most uncomfortable and disturbing aspects of Caucasian culture, i.e., Macklemore.

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Even some white folks get in on the fun. Let’s get it all out in the open, shall we? 

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#SoWhiteOutside there’s a Buzzfeed post about it.

— Xavier D’Leau (@TheXDExperience) February 13, 2014

#sowhiteoutside it won the Grammy for best rap album in 2015 already

— Chepe #FreeMumia (@sabokitty) February 13, 2014

#sowhiteoutside there’s a block-long line at trader joes

— miss hunnayyy (@huny) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside it confused Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne.

— Jonell (@JoeMulatto) February 13, 2014

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It’s #SoWhiteOutside, you can’t even “see color.”

— ☞ Internet, Eh? ☜ (@InternetEh) February 13, 2014

#sowhiteoutside the wind just called me “very articulate.”

— lauren ashley smith (@msLAS) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside snow women are trying to free *~oppressed*~ Muslims from hijab

— Sarah (@buonasahra) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside it was shocked there was a black woman in her yoga class.

— Bhaswati Chattopadhy (@BhaswatiChat) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside the Rap Genius servers are flooded.

— (@MIKE_JANIK) February 13, 2014

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#SoWhiteOutside it just corrected me for using “the wrong fork”.

— Danyell Thillet (@PersonalGenius) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside I was just told that I’m not like the other blacks.

— TonTon Baecha (@KayJayFDU) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside it texted a self-serving apology to Kendrick Lamar.

— Ian Cab (@cabian22) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside it just called 311 with a noise compliant at 8pm

— Desus (@desusnice) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside it’s debating the health benefits of cold-pressed vs. freshly squeezed juices.

— (@MIKE_JANIK) February 13, 2014

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#SoWhiteOutside YEEZUS WAS ALBUM OF THE MILLENIUM

— The Kid Mero (@THEKIDMERO) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside that if it were murdered by a vigilante, said vigilante would probably face some kind of punishment

— Alex Eichler (@AJEichler) February 13, 2014

#sowhiteoutside it thinks it’s here on merit

— Val Everett (@BadHg21) February 13, 2014

And if you’re trying to find some hilariously sputtering outrage about this, look no further:

#SoWhiteOutside Black people are making racist tweets about White People on twitter.

— Marty Ray (@MartyRayProject) February 13, 2014

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#sowhiteoutside is trending globally. Twitter is racist.

— Daniel Bostic (@debostic) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside…. thats racist

— haley (@haleymariehart) February 13, 2014

#SoWhiteOutside – enough said. pic.twitter.com/Oz4Yw9R3uk

— Bhaswati Chattopadhy (@BhaswatiChat) February 13, 2014

Um, you know there’s nothing whiter than acting like a social media riff is the equivalent of centuries of institutionalized and de facto oppression, right? Just checking.

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*First Published: Feb 13, 2014, 1:50 pm CST