Paul Krause, UBC, History


Here are some thoughtful, provocative pieces about Parker’s movie & the implications of his having been charged with rape:



Nate Parker, acquitted on a rape charge, owes us more than words


For Nate Parker and ‘Birth of a Nation,’ separating artist from the art may be impossible


Should Nate Parker’s rape case make you rethink seeing ‘The Birth of a Nation’?


Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture


‘The Birth of a Nation,’ Nate Parker’s Heralded Film, Is Now Cloaked in Controversy


1999 Rape Case Swirls Around Nate Parker and His Film ‘The Birth of a Nation’


Gabrielle Union, herself a sexual assault survivor, on playing a woman who is raped in Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation'


'Birth of a Nation' actress Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker rape allegations lightly


Nate Parker and the Limits of Empathy


Nate Parker & the Problem of Campus Sexual Assaults


The Prosecution's Closing Statement in the 2001 Trial of Nate Parker


More on Parker’s accuser – and on the Reaction of Penn State University


The New Yorker’s take on Parker’s Film


Fact & Fiction in the Film





The movie that Parker has sought to rewrite: D.W. Griffith’s, “The Birth of a Nation,” released in 1915.