The Hate U Give

And the lessons it’s teaching me

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The Hate U Give is a powerful young adult novel by Angie Thomas. In the current climate, Thomas’ story provides a powerful backdrop to what we are dealing with in the U.S. as related to race relations, police brutality, and the importance of accountability.

The Hate U Give centers around 16 year old Starr Carter and her experience watching her best friend…