birth of a nation

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A group of anti-abortion activists took it upon themselves to secretly videotape activity at a Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas in an effort to reveal how fetal tissue was being handled at the clinic. Unfortunately for the activists (affiliated with the Center for Medical Progress) their plan backfired. After examining the footage, a Houston grand […]

A woman named Nellie Conley, a.k.a. Madame Sul-Te-Wan, became the first black actress contracted to appear in D.W. Griffith’s controversial 1915 film, “Birth of a Nation.” Her talent career would last for nearly 70 years.