During a recent Women’s Day panel, the Nigerian actress, who was born in Port Harcourt and now resides in Los Angeles, shared her experience as an immigrant in America.

“There’s a lot of negative speak about what it means to be an immigrant. I’m like, ‘OK, I don’t know where that came from,” she said to the audience. “We do the dirty jobs. We do the good jobs.

Yvonne Orji, African Entertainer, African Actress, Insecure, Issa Rae, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

Yvonne Orji, African Entertainer, African Actress, Insecure, Issa Rae, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

Yvonne Orji, African Entertainer, African Actress, Insecure, Issa Rae, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN


Insecure is an HBO original comedy series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, which is partially based on Rae’s widely lauded web series Awkward Black Girl. The series premiered on October 9, 2016. The first episode premiered online on September 23, 2016, via HBO Now and HBO Go. Since its release the show has gone on to receive critical acclaim. On November 14, 2016, HBO renewed the show for a second season. Issa Rae announced via Twitter that Season 2 will premiere on July 23, 2017. (Wikipedia).


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