Here are some thoughtful, provocative pieces about Parker’s movie:

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

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