Some people argue that reading texts like Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give allows people to have hard conversations about things such as race, class, and police violence while others claim that it is divisive and encourages disagreements in society. Do you feel that reading this controversial text helps us discuss difficult social issues providing a safe format for conversation or does it focus us on our differences creating strife and discord? Write an essay in which you discuss your position on using texts such as The Hate U Give. Use specific passages from the text to support your position regarding the way we use controversial texts as well as personal observations and experiences.