The Question and Answer section for The Hate U Give is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
It shows his life is chaotic and very difficult. Khalil sold drugs because his mother, Brenda—who struggles with addiction—was in debt to King. King tried to persuade Khalil to join the King Lords, but Khalil refused.
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The Kings attend Kahlil's wake and place a bandana in his coffin, a symbol that he was a member of the gang. This fact is questions when Kahlil's grandmother not only removes the bandana but yells at King as well.