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Harry Belafonte weighs in on Nate Parker and his new film

Harry Belafonte says it's unfair that Nate Parker's shining moment with his film "The Birth of a Nation" is being overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case. But the iconic performer and activist adds that he's not clear about the facts and wants to look more into the story that's been dominating entertainment headlines.

Belafonte said in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that he saw Parker's upcoming Nat Turner slave rebellion drama and was wowed by the project. He called the film "a winner" and said 36-year-old Parker — who directed, wrote, produced and starred in the film — "a very bright young man."

But concerning...