The Hate you Give: Angie Thomas & Tupac Shakur in Search of Beloved Community
January 30, 2018 | Dana Center
This Diversity Dialogue will be conducted as a series of reading, writing, and discussion sessions focused around Angie Thomas’s recent novel, The Hate U Give, a young black woman’s coming of age story thrown against the sharp background of systemic racism. Deriving its title from Tupac Shakur’s philosophy, THUG—tattooed across his chest, that The Hate U Give returns to haunt us all.
The first session is an informal, frank discussion about Angie’s Thomas’s novel, The Hate U Give. Faculty, students, staff, and community are invited to gather and share reactions and reflections regarding the plot action, characters, themes, and relevance of the book.
Date/TimeJanuary 30, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sponsored by the English Department and Multicultural Student Coalition