The Hate U Give And Portrayal Of The Racial And Systematic Injustic

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The Hate U Give and Portrayal of The Racial and Systematic Injustices In Angie Thomas's riveting novel “The Hate U Give” we are introduced to a young teenage girl named Star Carter who is faced with a multitude of issues that are common to many teens, including insecurities, relationships, and conflict. As she navigates these challenges, Star is also forced to confront the harsh realities of the world around her. Through her experiences, the novel sheds light on important issues such as police brutality and community activism. In this response, we will explore these themes and how they are portrayed in the novel. One of the central themes of “The Hate U Give” is the importance of finding one's voice and speaking out against injustice. Through her experiences with the police and the subsequent community activism, Star learns that her voice and actions can make a difference. The novel highlights the power of …show more content…

After the tragic shooting of her friend Khalil by a police officer, Star becomes involved in the fight for justice and joins a grassroots movement to hold her officer accountable. Through her involvement in the movement, Star learns about the importance of community organizing and the power of collective action. The novel shows us that when people come together to fight for a common cause, they can achieve great things. Through the support of her community, Star is able to find the strength to speak out and demand justice for Khalil. Star says“Everybody wants to talk about how Khalil died,” I say. “ But this isn't about how Khalil died. It's about the fact that he lived. His life mattered. Khalil lived! I look at the cops again “You hear me? Khalil lived”.(Thomas, pg. 412)“The Hate U Give” highlights the importance of community activism in bringing about social change and emphasizes the role that each of us can play in making a difference in our

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