William Melvin Kelley

The Origin Of Woke: How The Death Of Woke Led To The Birth Of Cancel Culture

In the third and final installment of our “Origin of Woke” series, Elijah Watson writes about how woke culture died and… Read More

February 25, 2020

The Origin Of Woke: How Erykah Badu And Georgia Anne Muldrow Sparked The “Stay Woke” Era

In the second installment of the "Origin of Woke" series, Elijah Watson highlights Georgia Anne Muldrow, the musician who introduced… Read More

February 27, 2018

The Origin Of Woke: William Melvin Kelley Is The ‘Woke’ Godfather We Never Acknowledged

Woke is ubiquitous now, used to describe everything from films to chefs.In the first of his three-part Origin of Woke… Read More

November 1, 2017