Film and television actor Bambadjan Bamba (“The Good Place,” “Black Panther”), narrates the first part of “Brightness of Noon: The Intersect of Faith, Immigration and Refugees,” premiering this month on ABC-affiliated stations.
This past November, Bamba risked his family and career when he publicly declared his undocumented immigrant status in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. In doing so, Bambadjan, in solidarity with thousands of young undocumented immigrants whose lives have been upended since the president rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), voluntarily put himself in the crosshairs of the Trump administration’s draconian deportation policy.
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Bamba is a DACA recipient himself, having been brought to the United States when he was ten by parents fleeing political violence in his native Ivory