Last night, Daniel Kaluuya and John Boyega both took home Golden Globe awards.
Kaluuya won ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role’, for his role as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah.
Boyega received an award for ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Supporting Role’, as Leroy Logan in the BBC anthology series ‘Small Axe’.
Small Axe: Red, White and Blue – After seeing his father assaulted by police officers, a young black man is driven to join the force, with hopes of changing racist attitudes from within. He soon finds himself facing both his father’s disapproval and racism in the ranks. The Small Axe anthology series is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Judas and the Black Messiah – Chairman Fred Hampton was 21 years old when he was assassinated by the FBI, who coerced a petty criminal named William O’Neal to help them silence him and the Black Panther Party. But they could not kill Fred Hampton’s legacy and, 50 years later, his words still echo…louder than ever. “I am a revolutionary!”