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Nate Parker discussed the research he had to do in order to write “The Birth Of A Nation,” with the detail and historical accuracy necessary to make the world believable. He explains how he captured the personality of Nat Turner using slave narratives, and talks about why he thought it was important to put an album to supplement the movie entitled “The Birth of a Nation: The Inspired By Album.”

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Plus, he talks about the parallels between the world in Nat Turner’s time and the world now. Check out the exclusive video above to hear more in this interview from The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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