Daniel Kaluuya gave proper respect to the Black Panther Party and Chairman Fred Hampton during this acknowledgment discourse on Sunday April 25, 2021 subsequent to winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Kaluuya, who played Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah, said the pioneer achieved much in his 21 years of life before he was gunned somewhere around the FBI and Chicago police.
The British entertainer commended Hampton, and other Black Panther pioneers Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale for “telling me the best way to cherish myself.”
Judas recounts the genuine story of Hampton, the director of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and what unfolded when frivolous Chicago criminal William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) entered his life.
“There is so much work to do,” Kaluuya said.
“You got to celebrate life, man! We’re breathing, walking, it’s incredible. It’s incredible,” he said. “My mom, my dad, they had sex. It’s amazing.”