With Nate Parker‘s highly anticipated film “Birth Of A Nation” headed to theaters nation-wide this Friday, Jeff Johnson highlights the importance of the critically-acclaimed film’s central historic figure, Nat Turner. Turner lead a bloody slave rebellion on a plantation Virginia in 1831, recruiting slaves left and right until it spread to neighboring plantations.
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Often, the gravity of Nat Turner’s actions get lost, but he is truly one of black America’s first revolutionary heroes, and he planted seeds of rebellion and freedom for generations. Click on the audio player to hear more in this edition of ‘3 Things You Should Know’ on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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