Nat Turner

Nate Parker discusses the tough journey to get the Nat Turner biopic made.

Nate Parker and the cast of 'Birth of a Nation' share how important it was to be a part of the film.

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama “The Birth of a Nation.” Though the film has been overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case involving Nate Parker, the film’s director and star, Fox Searchlight is trying to shift the […]

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Actor, activist, and film director Nate Parker recently sat down with NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin to discuss his new film, The Birth of a Nation. The controversial movie chronicles the legacy of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion of 1831. Parker also discussed his transition into directing, his history in Hollywood, and the importance of showcasing films that […]

Nathaniel “Nat” Turner and his slave rebellion, also known as the “Southampton Insurrection,” in Southhampton, Va., exists as the largest known revolt of its kind.…