Ms. Hurley-Hall, I would like to apologize for my ignorance on the term,"Woke." A year ago I didn't even know the term existed. From reading the article from Dana Brownlee about the term, "Woke," hopefully I am learning. If I may bother you to read my summary. It was a term used to describe a group of racially sensitive people. Now however white are using it as a dismissive term to hide behind, to avoid a deeper conversation of race or to avoid the possibility of not caring about racism at all.

Actually, I thought Bill Mayer was pretty funny, in my ignorant privileged white boy sorta way. But by examples such as to defund the police and running the idea by a bunch of people who have never been asked the question in the first place. People who misinterprete the controversial question. It's like setting up a strawman to tear down. Using Bill Maher's well known abiility of biting sarcastic comments, he makes very funny comments( however, I think humor is in the eye of the beholder). I can see why he does that- for laughs, but his comments should not be interpreted as the truth. Ironically, I guess my summary is almost as long the article I was trying to summarize. If my summary is at odds with your understanding please correct me. Don't worry, I don't mind learning from my mistakes.

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May 3, 2021Liked by Sharon Hurley Hall

There is so, so much. Thanks for bringing us all this information.

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