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20 Black Sci-Fi Icons

In honor of Martin Luther King's birthday, we're looking at classic characters -- like Morpheus, Lando, and Uhura -- who enrich the genre because their creators dared to dream

MORPHEUS
Laurence Fishburne
The Matrix trilogy (1999-2003)


Essentially, a much hipper version of Yoda, Morpheus' role in the human resistance was to find and shepherd the One (Keanu Reeves) to maturity. And in the Wachowski Brothers' world, ''maturity'' meant being able to kick all kinds of ass and stop bullets with your mind. So, well done, Morpheus.

 

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