What is your definition of “woke”? How has the definition evolved?

FILE – In this June 6, 2020, file photo, a protester looks up at a sign that reads “Black Lives Matter” in Marseille, southern France, during a protest against the death of George Floyd. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)

As slang evolves over time it is not uncommon to hear new words infiltrate mainstream society. Hand in hand with new words typically comes confusing of its correct definition.

Over the past few years, “woke” has become a part of every day vernacular, but what does it mean? 

Officially, woke means to be “alert to injustice in society, especially racism.” However, many people do not know when or how to use it.

With Critical Race Theory and other progressive issues prevalent in the news, the Morning Show with Nikki Medoro asks listeners what being “woke” means to them.

Has the definition changed over time? Has being “politically correct” evolved as well?

Listen below and join the conversation on KG0810’s Facebook page.

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