Nat Turner

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

With Nate Parker‘s highly anticipated film “Birth Of A Nation” headed to theaters nation-wide this Friday, Jeff Johnson highlights the importance of the critically-acclaimed film’s central historic figure, Nat Turner. Turner lead a bloody slave rebellion on a plantation Virginia in 1831, recruiting slaves left and right until it spread to neighboring plantations. Sign Up […]

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.

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 […]

Nathaniel “Nat” Turner and his slave rebellion, also known as the “Southampton Insurrection,” in Southhampton, Va., exists as the largest known revolt of its kind.…