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The Birth of a Nation

2016 Biography

As a child, Nat Turner (Parker) is taught to read and study the Bible so he can become a preacher to his fellow slaves. When he becomes an adult, Turner’s master takes him on a tour and markets his skills to other slave owners. He is told to help keep the slaves calm and from revolting. On his tour, he sees many cruel acts and the horrifying effects of slavery. After standing up to a slaver and getting lashed, he starts a new kind of preaching, leading the slaves to revolt.

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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

As a boy, Nat Turner is taught how to read the Bible to be a preacher to his fellow slaves. As an adult, he is taken to slave compounds and told to preach the good of slavery. After witnessing the horrifying reality, he leads the slaves to revolt.

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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

As a boy, Nat Turner is taught how to read the Bible to be a preacher to his fellow slaves. As an adult, he is taken to slave compounds and told to preach the good of slavery. After witnessing the horrifying reality, he leads the slaves to revolt.

9:50 PM on BET - Canada

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