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.” Watch as they interview cast members including Amandla Stenburg, Kai Ture, Algee Smith TJ Wright as well as author Angie Thomas. The critically acclaimed film is out in all theaters on October 19, 2018. Stay tuned for more “The Hate U Give” coverage all week at VOXATL.com.
To say that the first weeks of Black History Month 2019, were a mess would be an understatement. With so many controversies lately including various companies using racist caricatures of black people in the name of fashion, all of the positives of this month have just been completely washed over. So when I found out…Read on
"It felt a little surreal because I could be Khalil at any moment. I'm a young black man living in America. Khalil is 17 and I'm 23. That could happen to me at any given time." Read on
VOX ATL reporters Lyric, Erin and Rachel talked with "The Hate U Give" creators Angie Thomas and George Tillman Jr. about the importance and necessity of films for young black girls. Read on
"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?" Read on
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. Read on