Penn State Alumni Defend Nate Parker: ‘Birth of a Nation’ Star is ‘Innocent of Rape’

Four alumni of Pennsylvania State University who were at the school at the same time as Birth of a Nation co-writers Nate Parker and Jean Celestin have penned an open letter in support of the embattled filmmakers as controversy concerning a rape charge brought against the pair 17 years ago continues to swirl around their upcoming film.