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The Hate U Give and Political Activism in Film

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 23, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 19:47

Guest: Kirsten Hawkes, The Hate U Give is a new film ripped from the headlines.  It stars Amandla Stenberg as an African American teenager who watched a white police officer shoot her friend, Khalil. The film is about her grapple with systemic racial injustice. And it’s one of several films Kirsten Hawkes at recommends for parents and older teenagers on the subject of dealing with racial discrimination.