The Hate U Give

Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o and Amandla Stenberg; Black women and men over text spelling "BLACK PANTHER"; Black girl in red hoodie holding sign spelling "THE HATE U GIVE"

READ: On The Progress and Pain of 'Racial Justice Cinema'

Reggie Ugwu reflects on critically acclaimed movies that center police violence, White supremacy and other racial justice issues for The New York Times.

Russell Hornsby and Amandla Stenberg. Black man in navy jacket and beige shirt sits next to Black teenage girl in black shirt and white overalls in front of White people in multicolored clothing and blue curtain

Watch 'The Hate U Give' Take On 'The Talk'

A teaser for the upcoming screen adaptation of Angie Thomas’ Black Lives Matter-inspired book features Russell Hornsby teaching his character’s young children about the dangers of police violence.

Amandla Stenberg in grey coat on red couch in front of green and orange wall

Amandla Stenberg On Integrating Activism Into Her Career

The 19-year-old actress says an urgent need to challenge White supremacist structures powers her path through the entertainment industry.

'The Hate U Give' Illustrator Disappointed With Movie For Casting Light-Skinned Actress

“I was hoping it would be a very Brown-skinned actress, because there’s so little opportunities in these big movies for darker-skinned actresses. I can’t fudge. That’s how I felt.”

Angie Thomas in grey dress smiles in front of George Tillman Jr. in white shirt next to "The Hate U Give" cast in multicolored clothing, seated three to a row in two rows in front of grey background

'The Hate U Give' Author, Director and Star Discuss The Book's Journey to Screen

Author Angie Thomas: “For so many people to have taken to this story the way that they have, and then so many people came together to put together a phenomenal film the way they did; this is beyond my wildest dream by far!”

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WATCH: Amandla Stenberg Shines in Trailer for 'The Hate U Give'

Stenberg’s character is forever changed when she sees a White police officer shoot and kill her friend.

Amandla Stenberg Will Star in Black Lives Matter-Inspired Movie

The film will be adapted from Angela Thomas’ debut YA novel “The Hate U Give.”