Post Profile

Birth of a Nation or the Birth of the Universe?

by Charles Mudede The Sun to the lifeless Earth: "Let's get this party started right. Let's get this party started quickly!" Broad Green Pictures In 1999, Nate Parker and Jean McGianni Celestin were accused of raping a woman at Penn State University. In 2001, a court found Parker not guilty, mainly due to a testimony that he and the victim had had consensual sex before the incident, but Celestin was convicted and sent to prison.
read more

See more about: Nate Parker

Related Posts

Director of 'The Birth of a Nation' on rape charge from his past: 'I have never run from this'

Entertainment : Business Insider: The Wire

News came out Tuesday of the death in 2012 of the woman who accused "The Birth of a Nation" director Nate Parker of raping her while the two were students at Penn State in 1999. Her brother said she killed herself. Parker published ...

Gabrielle Union Gets Why People Boycotted 'Birth Of A Nation'

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

Once critically acclaimed, “Birth of a Nation” flopped in its opening weekend following months of controversy surrounding the college rape accusations tied to director Nate Parker. And star Gabrielle Union understands why people dec...

Gabrielle Union opens up about being raped and how she 'cannot take' the allegations against director Nate Parker 'lightly'

Entertainment : Business Insider: The Wire

"Birth of a Nation" director Nate Parker has been the center of a media storm since it was revealed in August that a woman accused him of raping her while they both attended Penn State in 1999. Parker was acquitted of the rape charg...

Is It Okay to See Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation?

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

Seventeen years ago at Penn State, the actor/director Nate Parker and his then-roommate, Jean Celestin, were accused of raping a classmate. According to court documents, after a night of drinking at a party, Parker, Celestin, and th...

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

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

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 c...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC