Mr. Lewis is an older gentleman who owns the barbershop next to Maverick’s store and is a frequent source of annoyance for the latter. Mr. Lewis snitches on King on live television and is later beaten up by King Lords. At the end of the story he retires and gives his store to Maverick so that Maverick can continue to be a good influence on Garden Heights.
Mr. Lewis Character Timeline in The Hate U Give
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Lewis appears in The Hate U Give. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...the family store. Starr notes the familiar neighborhood faces opening up their own business nearby. Mr. Lewis , who owns the barbershop next door, scolds Maverick for replacing a photograph of Martin... (full context)
...King for starting the fire, but King keeps laughing and hides behind his King Lords. Mr. Lewis shouts that King burned down Maverick’s store—loud enough that the gathered crowd hears it. The... (full context)
...have been reduced to “blackened frames.” They arrive at the store, which is completely destroyed. Mr. Lewis says that Maverick needs to stick around, because without a good store, more folks will... (full context)