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Sister of Nate Parker’s Rape Accuser Pens Open Letter Against Birth of a Nation

A week before the release of Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation, Sharon Loeffler, the sister of the woman who accused Parker and his Birth of a Nation co-writer Jean Celestin of rape in 1999, has penned an open letter for Variety criticizing the film. Loeffler says she was inspired to speak ... More »
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