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How "Woke" Are You?

Are you up to date on all things problematic?

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  1. First and foremost, what does "woke" even mean?

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    It's the past tense of "wake".
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    Something to do with Black Twitter.
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    Something I’m trying to be.
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    A cultural push to challenge problematic norms and injustices through complete awareness.
  2. Raven Symoné is...

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    African-American.
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    From every continent in Europe.
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    From every continent in Africa.
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    Clueless.
  3. When is Black History Month?

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    February in America, October in the UK.
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    EVERY DAMN DAY!
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    Black history month? We need a whole damn year!
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    I don’t know, but more importantly, why isn’t there a white history month?!
  4. Complete this sentence:

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    Black
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    All
  5. What are the Oscars?

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    An annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognise excellence in cinematic achievements in the film industry.
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    A great opportunity to see my fave celebs dressed in cute outfits.
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    BORING AF!
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    So white.
  6. How offended are you by white people in cornrows?

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    Not offended at all! It's just hair.
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    Why should I be offended? Black people wear straight weaves all the time and no one says anything to them.
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    Don't even get me started. How dare they?
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    I don’t care, as long as they don’t pretend they invented it.
  7. Who were the Black Panthers?

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    A terrorist group.
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    A political organisation set up in the US in 1966 to fight for black rights.
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    Beyonce's backup dancers.
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    I thought "Black Panther" was a film?
  8. Who can use the N-word?

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    No one.
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    Black people.
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    As long as your black friends say it's cool, you can use it.
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    If you like rap music, you have no choice but to use it tbh.
  9. What does it mean to be "pro-black"?

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    Pro-black means to be for and about your people. To be for the togetherness and unity of the black community.
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    Anti-white.
  10. What's wrong with this picture?

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    Nothing.
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    Dashikis aren’t new.
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    Dashikis aren’t new or an “it-item".
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    She should smile a little.
  11. You decide to go as Kanye West for a Halloween party, but you're not black. Do you paint your face?

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    NO WAY! That's blackface!
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    Absolutely! I want to make it look authentic, after all.
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    I'd be too scared to offend anyone...
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    I’ll ask my black friends if it's ok.
  12. "White privilege" is...

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    Being able to speak on a particular subject without being the sole representative for your entire race.
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    Never having to inform your children about systemic racism.
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    Being able to speck articulately without being accused of "sounding white".
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    All of the above.
  13. Do you see colour?

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    I don't have a choice.
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    ABSOLUTELY not we’re all humans.
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    I have eyes, so yes, but it's never in a negative way.
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    I see the world how Meryl Streep sees it, we're all Africans really.
 
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