“It is crazy that we need a movie that depicts what happens out here in the real world for it to get peoples’ attention. Police brutality is very much a real thing, so why do we need a fictional representation of it for people to sit up and realize?”
For me, “The Hate U Give” taught an important lesson: that it is okay to be an angry black girl. Because, collectively within the black community, we have every right to be.
VOX ATL reporters Amariyah Callender and Erin Davis had the opportunity to receive exclusive red carpet access at the Atlanta press screening for “The Hate U Give.”
Walking into the press screening, I was praying that I wasn’t going to watch another subpar movie about progressing the black movement that failed to break any new ground. I am ecstatic to announce that my prayers were answered.
VOX ATL reporters Brooklyn and Christina interviewed actor TJ Wright about his role in the movie “The Hate U Give.” Watch as they discuss playing in this emotional drama and the impact he hopes the movie makes.
In the latest VOXCast episode VOX ATL reporters Christina, Jabari and Lyric sit down with actor TJ Wright who is featured in the highly-anticipated film “The Hate U Give.” At just 10 years old this young actor already has a lot going on and a lot to say.
Black women are stereotyped to the point where it makes me want to roll my eyes into another dimension. They are shown to be ditzy, annoying, loud, disrespectful, and attention seeking.
Once something is put out on the internet, it is there forever. It will never go away, and people will continue to bring up how foolish you used to be.
Could you ever imagine someone murdering your best friend? Go on. I’m asking you to imagine it. That’s what this book does.