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The first time I saw The Birth of a Nation was at a first-look premiere screening last spring, months before its nationwide release and months before sexual assault charges against Nate Parker and Jean Celestin resurfaced. Aware that the little we know about Nat Turner’s rebellion is through his Confessions to Thomas R. Gray, I […]

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In the wake of Fox Searchlight’s highly anticipated release of The Birth of Nation, the […]

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Before Nate Parker’s film “The Birth of a Nation” hits theaters in October, there is something we must get straight. Rape and sexual violence are epidemics we must address now. Yet boycotting an important film about Nat Turner will not push that debate forward, but it will help to silence the issues of our country’s […]

The post Nat Turner’s story is way too important to be lost in Nate Parker’s past appeared first on theGrio.

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Actor, writer and director Nate Parker made headlines with his record-crushing Sundance film, The Birth […]

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