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.