The Hate U Give Delivers a Compelling Look At Police Brutality and Racism

THUG lets us walk a mile in 16-yr-old Starr's shoes, experiencing the pressures of systemic racism

The only witness to the murder of her friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer, 16-year-old Starr is suddenly…

The Hate U Give is the best selling debut novel by Angie Thomas that began as a short story while she was attending college. It is a novel about institutional racism and how a broken justice system allows children to be killed by officers of the law with little to no consequence. It is a story about a teenager finding the courage to use her voice, and it is also a story that so badly needed to be told.