A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
This new detail was shocking not only to the world, but to Nate himself, who went on Facebook to address the controversy.
The controversy ramped up last week when Parker was asked about a 1999 rape charge involving him and Jean Celestin, his college roommate and 'Birth of A Nation' collaborator, while they were students at Penn State University.
"Seventeen years ago, I experienced a very painful moment in my life,” Parker told Variety.
Nate Parker happily welcomed his fourth daughter with wife, Sarah DiSanto.
In the film's new one-sheet, the actor appears with an American flag noose wrapped around his neck.
The Academy has learned its lesson, so the film organization is doing something about its glaring diversity problem. About 46 percent of new members of its voting body are people of colors, but that still might not be enough to make a huge difference just yet. Society as a whole made the good people behind […]
One of the most anticipated films of the year has finally released its full-length trailer to further intensify fan frenzy. Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation offers a deeper look into the film courtesy of a full-length trailer ahead of the film’s fall 2016 release. You’ve heard about it, read about all the accolades […]
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 […]
President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]