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“What’s the point of having a voice if you’re going to be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” — The Hate U Give
Net Neutrality, The Hate U Give, and P is for Palestine
By: guest blogger Andrea Jamison. The banning of Angie Thomas’s New York Times bestselling book, The Hate U Give, is another stark reminder that the message behind the Black Lives Matter movement has indeed fallen on deaf ears. Although officials from the Katy Independent School District in Texas affirm that the book is not technically banned but is under a “standard” procedural review, it is clear that the district circumvented their policies by removing copies of the book during this “review” process.