Does Hollywood Owe the Black Panther Party Anything?

Movie studios and actors profit from the pain and names of political prisoners but rarely lend a hand in their fight

Bonsu Thompson
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Courtesy of Sundance Institute. Photo: Glen Wilson

In 2018, the house in which Fred Hampton was assassinated went into foreclosure. Since then, his son, Fred Hampton Jr., who was still weeks away from being born when his father was…

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Bonsu Thompson
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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.