Nate Parker Writes, Directs and Stars in Nat Turner Biopic

The Birth of a Nation, Blu-ray Review, by Kam Williams, Nate Parker, accused of rape, reverential biopic, slave legacy, controversial

  The Birth of a Nation Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Nate Parker Writes, Directs and Stars in Nat Turner Biopic Nat Turner (Nate Parker) was born into slavery on October 2, 1800 on a sprawling plantation located in Southampton County, Virginia. There, as a precocious child, he exhibited a thirst for knowledge at an […]

Nat Turner’s Mental and Military Motivations

Nate Parker, Nat Turner, Ezrah Aharone, The Birth of a Nation, freedom

  Nat Turner’s Mental and Military Motivations By Ezrah Aharone Nate Parker’s movie  has revived the question: What caused Nat Turner’s 1831 uprising? Turner, first of all, was not a deranged misfit who acted outside of a historical context of previous African freedom fighters.  Throughout slavery’s duration, resistance was not only constant and fatal, but […]

Reverential Retrospective Offers Intimate Look at the Life of Late Icon

Nate Parker, The “The Birth of a Nation” Interview, with Kam Williams

  Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Film Review by Kam Williams Reverential Retrospective Offers Intimate Look at the Life of Late Icon Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was born Marguerite Annie Johnson,in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928 to parents for whom she and her big brother Bailey soon became a burden. When Maya was […]

The Birth of Nate’s Nation!

Nate Parker, The “The Birth of a Nation” Interview, with Kam Williams

  Nate Parker The “The Birth of a Nation” Interview with Kam Williams The Birth of Nate’s Nation! Actor/humanitarian-turned-writer/director Nate Parker first received critical attention for his starring role in The Great Debaters opposite Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker. Nate received an honorary Doctorate from Wiley College, the school featured in the fact-based story. More […]

Brother Parker!

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  Nate Parker The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Brother Parker!   Actor and humanitarian Nate Parker first received critical attention for his starring role in The Great Debaters opposite Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker. Denzel handpicked him to play the troubled yet brilliant Henry Lowe who overcomes his selfish ways to become […]