Marvels and Missteps in Birth and Its Creator

Abdui-Jabbar, Kareem
September 2016
Hollywood Reporter;9/16/2016, Issue 28, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on African American Nate Parker, the co-writer, director, co-producer and star of the Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation," facing harsh public scrutiny that threatens to overshadow his impressive, important and flawed film. Turner was an enslaved African American who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia on August 21, 1831


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