Vermont Humanities

Vermont Reads 2020: The Hate U Give

Author Katherine Paterson with student
Vermont Reads

The Hate You Give coverAngie Thomas’ bestselling YA novel about the Black Lives Matter movement is finding an even wider audience now than when it was first published in 2017. The powerful themes of The Hate U Give have been brought into sharper focus for millions of Americans by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbury.

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Two women walking downhill through a meadow in front of the Green Mountains

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Jason Broughton and Laura Jiménez

Video: Let’s Talk Antiracism

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Executive Director, Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup

A Reflection on Reading about Racism

Vermont Reads 2020: The Hate U Give was announced in early September of 2019 and here at Vermont Humanities we have already had the opportunity to learn, grow, speak up, and speak out – and make mistakes. And then learn some more.

Vermont Humanities*** December 15, 2021