Gabrielle Union

Executives at Fox Searchlight have reached out to Birth of a Nation's leading lady, Gabrielle Union, to help save the slave film from going straight to DVD.

Union, who stars as a slave who is gang raped in the film, wrote an opinion editorial for the L.A. Times.

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Al Sharpton

Fox Searchlight Pictures executives desperately looked around for a black savior to rescue Nate Parker's slavery movie Birth of a Nation.

"I guess the only Black leader that Fox Searchlight could afford is Al Sharpton," wrote "What About Our Daughters" founder Gina McCauley.

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Nate Parker

Hollywood's latest Slave film "The Birth of a Nation" is a cause célèbre for those who are anxious to make up for shutting out black actors at last year's Oscar Awards.

"The Birth of a Nation" is a fictional retelling of the Nat Turner Rebellion in which slaves rose up against their white oppressors.

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Camille Cosby

Camille Cosby invoked "spousal privilege" at least a dozen times during a lengthy deposition for a defamation lawsuit at a Massachusetts hotel on Monday, Feb. 22.

Mrs. Cosby, 71, refused to answer deeply personal questions about her private life with embattled comedian Bill Cosby, her husband of 52 years.

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Kesha Taylor Swift

Last week a female judge in Manhattan denied Kesha Rose Sebert's request to terminate her Sony contract after the singer claimed she was raped by her producer, Dr. Luke.

The 28-year-old pop singer broke down and cried in open court when the judge told her Sony's commercial interests took priority over her personal safety and welfare.

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