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Race relations in movies and music

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The highly anticipated movie “Birth of a Nation” hits theaters Friday. While there’s a lot of drama surrounding the film and its leading man, actor and director, Nate Parker. Some say, the time for the release could not have been better.

Beyonce’s sister Solange, some music critics say, also released her best work to date.

Complex Magazine’s Alex Gale talks about the important impact these releases are having on pop culture.

Solange: A Seat At The Table Documentary

Birth of a Nation Trailer