The Hate U Give Quotes

Angie Thomas
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Funny how it works with white kids though. It's dope to be black until it's hard to be black" [11].
-- Starr (chapter 1 paragraph 4)

Importance: This is an early indication that Starr does not entirely fit in with her white peers at Williamson, and that she is aware of racist attitudes in the world. White youth appropriate/mimic the hip cultural trends of African Americans, but want nothing to do with the fight against racial injustice and oppression.

I always said that if I saw it happen to somebody, I would have the loudest voice, making sure the world knew what went down. Now I am that person, and I'm too afraid to speak" [34-5].
-- Starr (chapter 3 paragraph 1)

Importance: This is another indication that Starr is aware of racial injustice in the world. She has thought before about what it would be like to witness something like Khalil's death, thought it through enough to presuppose how she would respond. She...

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