Following the massive wake-up call of the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks the long history of political and social bifurcation of White cultural society in the U.S. accelerated. And, the result was the rise of two distinct sub-groups: the insular, and the meta-aware. As a culture White America had up to that point been largely unconscious of their culture and preferences, or even that they had a distinct culture and/or preferences. After 9/11 an en-mass self-awareness of white Americanness was born in the meta-aware. A genre of film and media sprung up in the aftermath of the attacks to serve this large, newly-minted group. This genre is Whitesploitation.
-Did you go and see the new Wes Anderson movie?
-Why would I want to go and watch a bunch of White wannabes struggle with the sudden recognition of the meaning of their cultural selves. That's Whitesploitation!
-Uh yeah, but you're white, dude. Don't you like struggling with the recognition of the meaning of your cultural self?
-True. Seeing that flick would be so meta.
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