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    Angie Thomas, Please Write Part 2 to ‘The Hate U Give’

    If you want to know what it’s like to grow up Black in America, read this profound story, or see the film. It touches on code-switching, how one navigates an all-White environment, and how to deal with White people who believe they’re “woke,” when really all they have are a few Black friends. This psychological roller coaster follows 16-year-old Starr, who reminds us of so many young Black women today who have to navigate between two worlds to find their true selves.

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