Article: Un-Sanitize Your “Wokeness”

Nov 19th, 2017, 09:05 PM

Un-Sanitize Your “Wokeness”

By Imani Barbarin

Black Lives Matter. Image Credit: Flickr/Ella

Why liking and sharing feel-good “woke” videos is unhelpful and needs to stop.

You have likely seen the viral video. A tense moment between rival protests that can degenerate into violence — or a flash mob dance-off ends with a black man embracing a Nazi as an olive branch.

Sweet, right? Wrong.

This moment, and its subsequent virality in online spaces, is exactly what I dislike about moderate politics in the age of necessary resistance… (To read more, click here, or download Un-Sanitize Your _Wokeness_ _ Peacock Plume)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s