PBS NewsHour

‘The Hate U Give’ tackles race, policing from a teen’s view

Clip: 10/12/2018 | 6m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

In “The Hate U Give,” Amandla Stenberg plays teen Starr Carter who witnesses a white officer kill her best friend. Carter struggles to grieve and find her voice while navigating her poor, mostly black neighborhood and her mostly white prep school. Jeffrey Brown talks to Stenberg, director George Tillman Jr. and author Angie Thomas who wrote the best-selling book on which the film is based.

Aired: 10/12/18

Rating: NR

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