Nat Turner

After premiering to rave reviews earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, The Birth Of Nation stumbled last weekend at its North American box-office opening. Beleaguered director Nate Parker‘s slave-rebellion drama raked in “$7.1 million from 2,105 theaters, capping weeks of controversy over Parker’s involvement in a 1999 rape trial.” He had hoped to bring in […]

Nate Parker, actor and creator of the controversial film Birth Of A Nation, came through to the studio to talk about the incredible journey of making and getting his movie seen. He explains why, of all the stories, the story of Nat Turner was so important for him to tell. “This is our Braveheart,” he […]

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

On Thursday night, protesters honoring victims of rape and sexual assault gathered at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood for a silent candlelight sit-in.

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

Parker said, "All I know is the film exists. You can kill the messenger, you can come for me, it’s alright."

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.

Nate Parker and his Birth of a Nation film have some supporters, but many are having a hard time backing the movie after his 1999 rape case was dug up.

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.

Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

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 […]