Actor, filmmaker and humanitarian Nate Parker will deliver Stanford University's African & African American Studies (AAAS) program's annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, April 20. Parker's film "The Birth of a Nation," about Nat Turner, a slave who led a successful rebellion in 1831, is due out in the autumn and won several awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival. He will speak on "Black Lives, Freedom Dreams, and Our Collective Racial Future." The free event will be held at CEMEX Auditorium, 655 Knight Way at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to Stanford News.
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Nate Parker to speak at Stanford
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