A staff writer for Slate says people who use “woke” as a term to describe the progressive takeover of American culture are guilty of using a racial slur.
“If you’re not black and started using ‘woke’ pejoratively sometime post-2018 or so (or worse, don’t know anything about the earlier iteration of the term), I think it’s fair to consider it a racial slur,” he tweeted on Sunday. “And it doesn’t mean I’m gonna do anything to you, or that anyone else will. But it doesn’t mean I won’t either.”
And it doesn’t mean I’m gonna do anything to you, or that anyone else will. But it doesn’t mean I won’t either.
— Joel D. Anderson (@byjoelanderson) November 8, 2021
In the same thread, Anderson posted a picture of white men carrying tiki torches and captioned it “all these hit dogs.” He then tried to justify his agitation with “woke” by claiming that “certain group of folks feel entitled to say whatever they want to you whenever they want”…