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Stop Blaming Black Women for ‘Birth of a Nation’s’ Low Opening

Since August, I’ve written about Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation twice. The first time was to reconcile…

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Exclusive: Aunjanue Ellis on Nate Parker & the ‘Birth of a Nation’ Controversy

Then came August. First there was the late night text from a journalist friend who…

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‘Birth of a Nation’ Teams Up With Groups to Encourage Black People to Vote

As the cast and crew travel around the globe promoting Birth of a Nation, a film…

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Stop Trying to Shame Black People Into Seeing ‘Birth of a Nation’

Let me be clear. I don’t think there are too many films about slavery–in fact,…

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Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

“Can I go off script real quick?” That was how Nate Parker broke his silence…

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Harry Belafonte on Nate Parker Controversy: ‘I Don’t Know What the Truth Is’

Actor and activist Harry Belafonte has weighed in on the controversy swirling around Birth of a…