Friday, December 4

Judas and the Black Messiah

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‘Judas and the black Messiah’ brings to life the story of a true radical

By Corey Atad. 8 seconds ago President Fred Hampton's legacy is finally coming to the screen. On Thursday, Warner Bros. released the first trailer for "Judas and the Black Messiah," the new movie about the 1969 murder of the leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party by the FBI. Daniel Kaluuya plays the charismatic 21-year-old radical activist, who was fighting for black freedom and an end to police brutality and murder when his life was cut short. RELATED: 'Black Panther' Director Ryan Coogler Says Female Spin-Off 'Would Be Amazing' The film also tells the lesser-known story of William O'Neal, played by LaKeith Stanfield, who was forced to help the FBI infiltrate the Black Panthers and provide information on Hampton. Speaking at an event that premiered in th...