Do white people need to stop using the term 'woke'? | The Tylt
The term "woke" has been part of African-American vernacular for decades, and refers specifically to political consciousness of Black oppression and liberation. But many say its pro-Black political meaning has been diluted by mainstream misinterpretation and mocking, or clueless usage by white people. Others point out that language evolves and woke is "not the first AAVE word to be taken up by the greater public...and it certainly won't be the last," as Bustle's Maddy Foley points out. What do you think?
Do white people need to stop using the term 'woke'?