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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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I DON’T GIVE A FUCK WHAT THE CDC SAYS YOU BE WEARING YOUR MASK
Karen: The CDC says we can stop wearing ma—
Frank: IDGAFWTCDCSYBWYMFM !!!!!!
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Stay woke means to understand the real world and to look everything and think twice because things can change in a second, to look deep and know what to permanently take something into your life, to know everything that’s fake or sus around you and to know when to cut people off .
Two faced people all around, people need to stay woke about it .
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Stay woke means to understand the real world and to look everything and think twice because things can change in a second, to look deep and know what to permanently take something into your life, to know everything that’s fake or sus around you and to know when to cut people off .
Two faced people all around, people need to stay woke about it .
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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 March 13, 2017
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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
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