Demonstrators march on Jan. 1, 1934, in Washington against the unjust trials of nine Black men falsely accused of raping two white women. Bettmann/Getty Images If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had his way, the word “woke” would be banished from public use and memory. As he promised in Iowa in December 2023 during his failed […]

For The Culture issued a call to action in an effort to push back against this and other legislative attacks.


Gov. Kay Ivey's war on so-called "wokeness" is aimed at anyone who tries to center equity, the Alabama Institute for Social Justice says.

In recent years, a new cultural battleground has emerged in the U.S. called the "Woke Wars," which has pitted Americans against one another.

Fox News host Dana Perino claims the word "woke" is more of a "feeling" than something that can actually be defined.

Following conservative writer Bethany Mandel's viral on-air "woke" moment, we thought of some other terms taken from Black culture and mercilessly misused and abused.

Conservative writer Bethany Mandel struggled to define "woke" during a now-viral interview despite having authored a book about the politically charged word whose real meaning has been bastardized by conservatives.