Woke, Equity, and Anti-Concepts

Jpharoahdoss
3 min readMar 16, 2023
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Recently, HBO talk show host Bill Maher was interviewed by CNN. Maher expressed that wokeness, regardless of how it’s defined, is a collection of ideas that depart from liberalism, and those that embrace woke ideology shut down debate.

Maher also said ten years ago we were “striving to be a color-blind society where we don’t see race. Woke is something very different — it’s identity politics — woke sees…

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Jpharoahdoss

J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.