Sign up for our Remote Control newsletter to receive the best of streaming in your inbox every week. Navigating any type of political activism in the year 2022 requires the precision of a tightrope walker. Even the best-intentioned actions will be subject to impossible purity tests from both the left and right, with every tweet serving as an opportunity for self-sabotage. No show on TV captures that activist dilemma quite like Hulu's "Woke." The first season followed cartoonist Keef Knight, played by Lamorne Morris and based on longtime San Francisco artist Keith Knight, who serves as co-writer and executive producer. In the series, Morris's character has a political awakening after an experience of racial profiling by the police, drawn from a real-life altercation Knight experienced on the streets of San Francisco. In the show, Keef's pivot from innocuous comic creator to "art-ivist" is just as awkward as that portmanteau, but by the end of the season, he's established himself as a political force with a substantial following. In season two, Knight has to figure out what to do with his newfound fame. That's when things get complicated. "Where season one was about what's going on in Keef's head, now you're… Read full this story
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