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Memphis actor Kai Norris in “Birth of a Nation”

A new movie in theaters now tells story of Nat Turner, a preacher who led the 1831 Virginia Slave Rebellion.

It's call "Birth of a Nation."

Nate Parker wrote, directed and stars in the film alongside Gabrielle Union, Armie Hamer and Aja Naomi King. Memphis actor, Kai Norris, also stars in the movie.