Black People

Throw out your "woke" manual

Throw out your "woke" manual

I think it’s time we as a community address something that is doing more harm than good in my opinion, the idea of being “woke.” First, let us examine what it means to be “woke.” In its most mundane form, it means to see beyond what is provided for the public and to see—to be awake while the masses are asleep. What used to be a term used by people who studied the sciences is now a mainstream term for knowing just a little bit more than someone else.