Green’s Dictionary of Slang

woke adj.

[SE awake]

(US) aware.

[US]N.Y. Times Mag. 20 May 45: [heading][ If You’re Woke You Dig It.
Heatstreet 9 June [Internet] ‘Stay woke’ is the title of a new Black Lives Matter documentary on BET. Many of us [...] might have to work to process what ‘woke’ even means here. For the record, it’s ‘awake’ as rendered in Black English, as in taking the regular past tense form ‘woke’ as in ‘woke up’ and fashioning it as a participle.
[UK]Observer 11 June 20/1: It is not enough to be woke — we need to be alive.
[US]Baltimore Sun (MD) 21 Apr. A15/4: All of the history, power and foundation of the prior movements that ‘Stay Woke’ sits on is lost when we belittle this past activism to a hashtag.