Does ‘Woke’ Mean Saying — or Not Saying — Certain Words?

In any case, careful speech—including refraining from speaking — can build trust

Tucker Lieberman
10 min readMar 25

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When the right wing refers to “woke,” sometimes they want to prevent people from saying certain words. This year, at the University of Central Florida, for example, professors have removed certain words that the government tells them…