Saturday, May 27, 2017

Nat Turner

NORFOLK Bruce Turner of Virginia Beach and the great-great-great grandson of Nat Turner is shown at right delivering a speech about his famous descendant on Thursday March 9 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. At left, actor Dijon Mcintyre portrays Nat during a play written by P.A. Wray and performed last weekend at the Venue on 35th […]

Bruce L. Turner is used to gazing into an audience and seeing blank or puzzled expressions when he talks about his great-great-great grandfather, Nat Turner.

NORFOLK The writer, producer, and director of the acclaimed film “Birth of A  Nation,” Nate Parker, was in Norfolk at the Attucks Theatre last Friday night. Parker, a Norfolk native son, was scouting out a venue for the formal domestic premiere of his movie and he is working to put his hometown on the list […]