TheGrio.com’s Jon Kelley caught up with director and actor Nate Parker to discuss the major themes of his upcoming film The Birth of a Nation. Kelly also asked Parker to share his thoughts on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s current protest of the national anthem before games. Parker pledged his support to the 28-year-old Kaepernick, who has stated he will not stand for the national anthem to protest the ongoing “oppression” of black people in America. (thegrio.com – Staff) Click here to read the full story!

 

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