Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Review by James Parker “Once upon a time there was a hazel-eyed boy with dimples. I called him Khalil. The world called him a thug.” Angie Thomas’ novel, The Hate U Give, tells the story of Starr Carter, a young, black woman, and her friend Khalil. Known around her inner-city neighborhood as “Big Mav’s daughter”,…