Nat Turner

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Actor, activist, and film director Nate Parker recently sat down with NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin to discuss his new film, The Birth of a Nation. The controversial movie chronicles the legacy of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion of 1831. Parker also discussed his transition into directing, his history in Hollywood, and the importance of showcasing films that […]

Nathaniel “Nat” Turner and his slave rebellion, also known as the “Southampton Insurrection,” in Southhampton, Va., exists as the largest known revolt of its kind.…

 (October 2, 1800 – November 11, 1831) Nat Turner Nathaniel “Nat” Turner was turned over to a sheriff on October 31,1831.The revolutionary freedom-fighter was captured the previous day for his involvement in his infamous slave revolt.

In a new article on TheRoot.com writer Sharon Foster says that “The Confessions of Nat Turner” were a lie. Check out some excerpts below. “The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Va.,” as told to Thomas Gray, is accepted as the primary historical source document on the slave uprising […]