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The Misuse of “Wokeness” Under White Supremacy
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The Misuse of “Wokeness” Under White Supremacy

The use of the phrase “woke” has strayed far from its roots and has been co-opted by conservatives and mainstream culture to discredit calls for accountability and justice.

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White People, Please Stop Using N-Word Alternatives
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White People, Please Stop Using N-Word Alternatives

Non-Black people’s use of N-word alternatives is a harmful attempt to get close to the original slur. Even with modifications, the N-word is not theirs to reclaim.

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2400 1600 Sydney Cobb
AAVE Appropriation and the Erasure of Blackness

AAVE Appropriation and the Erasure of Blackness

Despite AAVE being popularized in pop culture, Black people are still ridiculed in workplaces, classrooms, and other parts of society for using it.

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