A lesson plan that uses issues in the novel to build background knowledge on the Black Lives Matter movement.
Short videos from Epic Reads.
An interview with the author by Afua Hirsch of The Guardian.
Review of the book by Anna Diamond of The Atlantic.
Why the book was banned in a Texas school district. An article from Banned Books Week.
Letters for Black Lives is a set of crowdsourced, multilingual, and culturally-aware resources aimed at creating a space for open and honest conversations about racial justice, police violence, and anti-Blackness in our families and communities.
Facts Influence Fiction
Ten years of high-profile tragedies that inspired The Hate U Give
SF Chronicle coverage of Oscar Grant’s killing by police in a Oakland BART station in 2009.
A timeline describing the killing of Trayvon Martin and the aftermath 2012-2015.
An account of the arrest and death of Sandra Bland in 2015.
A series of articles about the killing of Tamir Rice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
In August 2014, Michael Brown, a young African American, was killed by police in Ferguson, MO.