The Urban Legend

Demystifying woke

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

June 6, 2018

“That’s not woke.” My heart sinks a little when I hear that sentence. In today’s political climate, the word “woke” causes anxiety for a variety of reasons. While the purpose of the word is to empower communities and raise awareness to systems of oppression, it can cause anxiety in an intelle...

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