True Story: Nate Parker And This College Got Famous Together
It's been about 10 years since Parker's breakout role in "The Great Debaters." Now, he's giving back to the college and debate team that helped him.By Jamal Andress | March 22, 2016
Back in 2007, actor and director Nate Parker had his breakout role in "The Great Debaters," which tells the story of the Wiley College debate team.
"Or do you ask his baby sister with her belly swollen from hunger if he cares about her daddy's work ethic," said a character in the film.
Now, nearly 10 years later, Parker is giving back to the school whose historic team helped launch his career.