The Power of "Woke"
What does “woke” or being woke mean? According to Urban Dictionary, woke is the intellectual state of an individual after becoming aware of the disparities within their society. There’s no doubting the powerful meaning and history of this slang word, especially in our currently uneasy political climate. Despite this, I found myself questioning whether we were using it correctly. Some of us choose to actively live by the word by protesting social injustice and rallying for cha