‘The Hate U Give’s Russell Hornsby On Cycle Of Hatred, Violence & Tragedy And How We Might Break Out Of It

For Russell Hornsby, who stars as Maverick ‘Mav’ Carter in The Hate U Give, working on the film was “a joy,” and also “painful to do.” Directed by George Tillman Jr., with Amandla Stenberg in first position amongst an all-star cast, the Fox drama follo…

For Russell Hornsby, who stars as Maverick 'Mav' Carter in The Hate U Give, working on the film was "a joy," and also "painful to do." Directed by George Tillman Jr., with Amandla Stenberg in first position amongst an all-star cast, the Fox drama follows Starr Carter, an African American student who navigates two worlds, code-switching endlessly to be the Starr her white, privileged high school peers will accept, and the Starr she really is, who emerges fully in her less…