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A Lasting Impression: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Shines as It Portrays the Country’s Shocking History

Director Nate Parker’s biographical film about Nat Turner plays out like the scariest of horror shows—as it very well should. The Birth of a Nation scarily portrays Turner’s slave rebellion in the South, one that resulted in many African Americans being slaughtered in retaliation. It’s bloody; it’s heartbreaking; and it’s the two-by-four to the face […]