Turner led the largest slave rebellion in American history.
"This black life mattered."
The Parker controversy also casts an ugly glare on the notorious celebrity double standard. The celebrities that have found themselves plopped on the legal hot seat have a huge advantage that the average Joe couldn't even begin to dream of and would likely face long prison terms for.
Rape is a horrible crime. And Parker's lack of accountability about his past actions is unsettling. What, if anything, could he do now to make this situation "right", or just more palatable? I don't know that either. And it really, really bothers me.
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On November 11th, 1831 Nat Turner leader of the slave revolt was hanged after leading a violent slave rebellion in Virginia
On this day in 1831, Nat Turner began what would turn out to be the deadliest slave rebellion in American history. Over the
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a Harvard professor, agreed in his video interview with Open Road Media. However, Gates noted that