Jamil Smith

614 days ago

An exceptional column by Roxane Gay (duh) about the resurfacing rape allegations against Nate Parker, director and star of the highly anticipated film "The Birth of a Nation." Which, like Roxane, I won't be paying to see.

Nate Parker and the Limits of Empathy

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As I get older, I try to have more empathy for other people, for the ways we fail one another. I often fall short. Today, I am struggling to have empathy for Nate Parker, a man experiencing the height of his career while being forced to reckon with his past. Mr.