May 10, 2022 • 30M
The Evolution of 'Woke'
In this special crossover episode, John discusses the problem with "problematic" and tracks the shifting meaning of "cancel culture."
What does it mean to be woke? Has the word problematic become problematic? Today in the Valley, John McWhorter talks with Banished host Amna Khalid about the fraught vocabulary of modern censorship.