LmnO @ Reviews: The BlackkKlansman

After attending a Kwame Ture speech undercover in the early 1970’s, rookie detective Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is emboldened to make contact with David Duke (Topher Grace), leader of the Ku Klux Klan, in order to infiltrate their organization. Since Stallworth, who is black, made contact with Duke over the phone, Phillip Zimmerman (his partner, played by Adam Driver) must physically appear at chapter meetings in his stead to properly execute his operation. While investigating their targets, and navigating nuanced racial tensions caused by Zimmerman’s Jewish heritage and Stallworth’s being a part of the racist Colorado Springs Police Department, the pair uncover a sinister plot.

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