The Birth Of A Nation

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‘s film The Birth Of A Nation is finally hitting theaters today despite all of the controversy surrounding the film and it’s director— but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still people who don’t want the movie to see the light of day. On Thursday night, protesters, honoring victims of rape and sexual assault, gathered at the […]

Nate Parker sat down with Anderson Cooper in a prelude to this Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes to discuss the controversy surrounding his alleged rape case in 1999.

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.

The 'Birth of a Nation' actor and director says the 'toxic male culture' aided in his inexperience to properly address the ongoing controversy.

In the interim, AFI announced they would screen “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” director Edward Zwick's latest film. Zwick is also an executive producer of Parker's film.

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

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 […]