What does Amerimutt mean?
Amerimutt, also referred to as “Le 56% Face” is the moniker given to a popular illustration, aiming to depict the common mixed-race population of the United States, identifying as Caucasian.
What's the origin of Amerimutt?
The meme comes from a “Pot Calling the Kettle Black” scenario online, where 4chan users from the United States and Europe were arguing about immigration and ethnic composure.
“Amerimutt” was created by Europeans as a way to highlight the mixed-race population of the US, comprised of wasians, blasians as well as other mixed-race peoples, not to mention the ethnical mélange in “white” people living in America.
The illustration was first uploaded to 4chan’s /pol/ board on September 25th, 2015.
Spread & Usage
How did Amerimutt spread?
Starting in 2016, the expression had seen a growing popularity on various boards on 4chan, although the most popular of these remained to be the /pol/ board.
Image macros, paired with greentext stories and copypastas were rampant in the years to follow, all revolving around the arguments of ethnic unison – or the lack thereof.
The term “amerimutt” was first defined on Urban Dictionary on April 4th, 2018.
- Urban Dictionary – Amerimutt