“Adriana E. Ramirez on why readers love ‘The Hate U Give'”

From the Los Angeles Times:

Critics are calling “The Hate U Give” a “Black Lives Matter novel,” since the system that the young and plucky Starr seeks to dismantle is the institutional oppression of black people. “The Hate U Give” is, yes, a novel about race — but it is also a dystopian young adult novel that happens to be set in reality.

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