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Emily Baines
January 29, 2017 10:43 am

Let’s be honest, when Donald Trump signed the immigration order banning refugees, the world pretty much exploded. People, rightly so, took to the streets in protest. Celebrities who had a larger microphone spoke out to anyone who would listen. And Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba was one of those stars. At a Variety brunch on Saturday, Uzo Aduba spoke out against the ban on refugees.

In an interview with ELLE.com, Uzo Aduba had this to say about the immigration order:

She also mentioned the Constitution:

Besides being a cast member of one of the most diverse shows on television, Uzo Aduba is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. In a 2014 essay for the Daily Beast, she wrote:

We’re glad that she is speaking out!

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