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Edojah: Risking It All for Freedom

September 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM



Edojah: Risking It All for Freedom is a play about Edafe, a gay man from Nigeria and his relationship with his grandmother was special. “There are several things that go unspoken between us, but in the silences, I feel that she gets me and believes in my ability. But if I flee Nigeria what will be the price I pay to save myself?” An African man’s journey to seek asylum in the United States.


Copies of Edojah: Risking It All for Freedom and Bed 26 will be available for purchase at the Bureau. To reserve a copy please write to us at Please support the Bureau by buying books from us. Thank you!


Edafe Okporo, was born in Warri Delta state Nigeria, currently residing in New York City, Edafe is a Writer, and Orator, Author of Bed 26: Memoir of an African Man’s Asylum in the United States and the Executive Director of RDJ Refugee Shelter In Harlem. Edafe self identify as a member of the LGBT+ community that led to his displacement in 2016. Edafe is now a refugee of the United States of America and founder of The Pont LLC.







September 26, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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