White People Keep Misusing the Word ‘Woke’

Photo Credit | Illustration by Tara Jacoby via the Observer

The word woke, got tossed like a salad. What started as a phrase amongst Black advocates has become an abused tool. White people on both sides of the ideological spectrum misused this word.

Liberals often use the term as a sense of pride. They theorize that wokeness can save them from white…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola