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.
"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
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. Read on