Nate Parker

Besieged filmmaker Nate Parker will not attend a press conference at the Toronto Film Festival.

Parker, who wrote, directed and produced the slavery movie Birth of a Nation, has come under fire for using a 17-year-old rape case to portray himself as a victim — a black man accused of rape in America.

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Nate Parker

A street artist is plastering altered Birth of a Nation movie posters all over West Los Angeles, Ca.

The movie posters feature the slave film’s star Nate Parker with an American flag twisted into a noose around his neck. Under his image is the stylized word “Rapist” with a question mark next to it.

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Robert Lindlau

A Dollar General employee was arrested and charged with forcing two female shoplifters to perform sexual favors against their will.

Robert Lindlau, assistant manager of a Dollar General store in Clarksville, Tennessee, was indicted on two counts of rape, the NY Daily News reports.

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