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There May Never Be Redemption for Disgraced Actor Nate Parker

In 1999, actor Nate Parker (Red Tails, The Birth of a Nation) was accused of raping an 18-year-old freshman as a student at Pennsylvania State University while she was allegedly intoxicated and unconscious. Jean McGianni Celestin who shares a story credit with Parker for The Birth of a Nation, which Parker directed, was also accused of assaulting the same young woman that evening and was found guilty. Though Celestin was convicted, it was later overturned on appeal and not retried. Feeling compl

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