‘Birth of a Nation’ launches voter registration initiative
Celebrities / Movies / Theater & Dance

‘Birth of a Nation’ launches voter registration initiative

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama “The Birth of a Nation.” Though the film has been overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case involving Nate Parker, the film’s director and star, that he was later acquitted of, due … Continue reading

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Sanders revs up North Carolina crowd during Southern swing
Celebrities / National / Politics / U.S. News

Sanders revs up North Carolina crowd during Southern swing

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders told a North Carolina crowd Sunday night that young people — particularly blacks and other minorities — are being devastated by high unemployment stemming from an inequitable economy and erosion of voting rights engineered by Republicans. Wrapping up a weekend campaign swing through the South, the … Continue reading