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The hate you give little infants fucks everyone
“Once upon a time there was a hazel-eyed boy with dimples. I called him Khalil. The world called him a thug. He lived, but not nearly long enough, and for the rest of my life I'll remember how he died. Fairy tale? No. But I'm not giving up…
"'Brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared, Starr,' she says. 'It means you go on even though you’re scared. And you’re doing that.'”
"That’s the problem. We let people say stuff, and they say it so much that it becomes okay to them and normal for us. What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?"
"'Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.’”
"You have to decide if the relationship is worth salvaging. Make a list of the good stuff, then make a list of the bad stuff. If one outweighs the other, then you know what you gotta do. Trust me, that method hasn't failed me yet."
"Sometimes things will go wrong, but the key is to keep doing right."
“Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.”
pg 17 But even if I grew up in it, I wouldn't understand fighting over streets nobody owns. pg 65 Khalil matters to us, not the stuff he did pg 165 Her words (Mom) used to have power. If she said it was fine, it was fine. But after…
We let people say stuff, and they say it so much that it becomes okay to them and normal for us. What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?
It seems like they always talk about what he may have said, what he may have done, what he may not have done. I didn’t know a dead person could be charged in his own murder, you know?