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Deriving from "stay awake," to stay woke is to keep informed of the shitstorm going on around you in times of turmoil and conflict, specifically on occasions when the media is being heavily filtered- such as the events in Ferguson Missouri in August 2014.
The headlines say they looted McDonald's, but they won't tell you about the tear gas the police threw at the crowds, or the fact that they needed the milk from the McDonald's to treat the effects of it. Stay woke.
by pazwell August 19, 2014
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Something used in the racial movements and something my middle school basketball coach says on defense
Coach: Cameron, stay woke out there

Cameron: I got you, coach
by TAZe Camo June 11, 2018
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Phrase used to make sure people around you are aware of reality like the fact that the moon landing was faked or the fact the 9/11 was a government conspiracy or the fact the communists still run around the U.S.
Woke person: Are you a communist?
Unwoke person: What?
Woke person: That sounds like something a communist would say. stay woke.
by Stay woke fam June 08, 2017
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Wake up from the bullshit you're speaking. Say this when someone is obviously talking out of their ass.
5'2" white guy: I swear I've been in the gym getting ready for the NBA Draft!
Person in touch with reality: Stay woke lil nigga. You ain't shit
by Trizzy @Tre February 17, 2015
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Stay Woke: Be alert and ready

It can be used in a sentence like YO fathin! Stay woke bruh! Why you always playn. Get
It can be used in a sentence like Yo! Stay woke bruh! Why you always playing dude. Pay attention to lecture ya white gurl!
by AlphaDreamTeam April 04, 2017
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A form of ghetto CPR given in form of a encouraging phrase, sometimes accompanied by clapping of hands by the person doing the encouraging, rather than in a useful life saving procedure that can actually save a life. Usually told to a poor soul that got ventilated by Police, a rival rapper or any one else with a grudge, and is used by friends or family members who want to see their friend or relative stay alive, but can't or won't render proper medical aid for whatever reason.
Man 1: *Gasping for air, bleeding heavily*
Man 2: "Stay woke man!(Clap, Clap, Clap) I believe in you buddy! Stay woke!"
Man 1: *Gasping begins to subside, eyes start rolling to the back of the head*
Man 2: "C'mon, you'r better than that! Stay woke!(louder clapping)STAY WOKE!"
by Just a dead man. April 18, 2016
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