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Tim Talks Books: Edafe Okporo, ‘Asylum’

Join Tim Ehrenberg of Tim Talks Books and Nantucket Book Partners for a conversation with Edafe Okporo, author of AsylumAsylum is memoir and a manifesto by a Nigerian asylee and global gay rights and immigration activist, who was attacked by a violent mob in Abuja, Nigeria for being gay, fled to America and spent the next six months in an immigration detention center. This moving and eye-opening story is about refugees, gay rights, immigration reform, and the resilience of one man to rise above it all and be a voice for refugees everywhere.

Free Admission.


Jul 28 2022


6:00 pm - 7:15 pm


Nantucket Atheneum
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India St, Nantucket, MA