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Judas and the Black Messiah is a potent story of betrayal

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Whether youre watching footage of the real-life Fred Hampton or Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, its almost impossible to believe he was just 21.Exuding power and conviction, the charismatic civil rights leader was heralded as a unifying force among disparate groups. As the leader of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, he challenged people to think of themselves as revolutionaries fighting against structures that oppressed them.
But that’s what made him dangerous to those in charge,…

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