This guide was designed to offer links to selected materials/resources to those who have read The Hate U Give and are interested in learning more about the topics of racial inequality, social injustice, gang culture and/or racism.
Peter Moskos is an associate professor in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is on the faculty of the City University of New York's Doctoral Programs in Sociology and a Senior Fellow of the Yale Urban Ethnography Project.
In this blog, Karen Gaffney, a Professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey, shares her approach to racism. She has been teaching composition and electives on race and gender since 2003. She has a PhD in English from the University of Delaware (2003), where she studied Critical Race Theory and contemporary literature. She has shared her approach to anti-racism in a variety of locations, including academic conferences, activist conferences, community groups, teaching at RVCC, and in her book, Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox