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March 23, 2023 1:15 pm

This was a beautiful perspective.

Jeffrey
March 23, 2023 5:46 am

I liked how you talked about this from the perspective of Starr.

Cydney
March 23, 2023 3:21 am

To follow up with the quote, “America is guilty” I completely agree. This nation doesn’t hold itself to the standards it holds it people to

Darryl
March 23, 2023 1:38 am

This was great to understand the point of view of someone who was there!

Hayley
March 23, 2023 1:25 am

Omg! Literally love this book so much and the image you used speaks volumes.

Amani
March 23, 2023 12:02 am

Wow! this was very touching. I like how you wrote from the protagonist perspective! Grabbed my attention.

Abeer
March 22, 2023 11:57 pm

Excellent post; I liked The Hate You Give and the way you explained your viewpoint on the guilt of America. I also appreciated how you brought up the assumption that black guys are automatically viewed as violent due to their skin tone. What has reading this book changed for you regarding racism and inequality?

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Maya
March 22, 2023 11:53 pm

Hi, I like the statement you used about the officer only seeing color. A lot of people today say they don’t see color or refuse to acknowledge racial inequities. A question for you that is have you read any other books that included a minority besides Black people experiencing racial violence or other injustices, and how did they impact you?

Maryam
March 22, 2023 11:45 pm

I really loved your side of this debate. I too agree that America is guilty. Do you believe that this justice system is based on the premises of slavery?

Makema
March 22, 2023 11:28 pm

The ways in which racism and violence against black people are justified by societal preconceptions of them are crazy. These preconceptions defend white communities, including the pupils at Starr’s school. How does grief have a way of alienating you? What are the invisible losses of losing someone? 

Sabria
March 22, 2023 11:14 pm

I read “The Hate you Give” in the 9th grade and I loved it. Your post really took me back to when I first read it. Your first-person view really allowed me to feel the emotions I had while reading the book. My question is, what was the strongest emotion did you have while reading?

Destiny
March 22, 2023 7:56 pm

I love your references and your connections. I enjoyed reading this.

Antasia
March 22, 2023 4:33 pm

This is my favorite post, The Hate U Give is one of my favorite movies and to see how you created a post from the protagonist’s pov really caught my attention. I think that was really creative of you.

Marlia
March 22, 2023 4:11 pm

I love the pov. It’s very unique and different. I respect this heavily.

Brandon
March 22, 2023 2:46 pm

I like how you themed this to be Starr

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