TV/Film Reviews

Birth of a Nation Is A Mediocre Snoozefest

Folks are tiring of the conversation around Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation, a film that started out this year with much hype and has since been marred in controversy. Previously I published a video analyzing the Penn State rape case that involved Parker and his BOAN co-writer Jean Celestin in the late nineties. Since this conversation has become so polarizing, with scathing criticisms of the historical inaccuracy and people I know and respect saying that the film was a must watch, I decided to check it out. It’s become increasingly difficult to counter some of the anti-Black woman rhetoric that has
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