Feb 21, 2017

ARC: The Hate U Give

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the hate u give / angie thomas

"we want an immediate end to police brutality and the murder of black people, other people of color, and oppressed people."

These are the words, intricately written down, that cries for quick action. It echoes in me, resonates through my tendrils of thought, and I think: Why are things like this happening? Why isn't there any justice? Look around you — this is a reality. Racism is a reality.

Feb 5, 2017

This is for the Words We Say, The Words We Share

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Last night, at the peak of the latest hour, my father told me, "I am very proud of you. You are doing a great job." To hear something of that sort in relation to literature, I can truly say that it made me incredibly happy and excited. I am proud of myself too.