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OKP News: 'Fela!' Returning To Broadway In July


If you missed the initial Broadway run of the Tony award winning musical, Fela!, it looks like you may get a second chance next month!

According to a tweet from ?uestlove, the musical, which chronicles a crucial period in the life of Fela Kuti, will be returning to Broadway in July!

No word yet on how much of the original cast will be returning for this run, but we can guarantee you that Fela! is an experience not to be missed.

After seeing the play off-Broadway in 2008, ?uestlove wrote a impassioned email to friends and family raving about the play and it's historical significance.  Read it here!

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Cameroon's LGBT Community is Facing Increasing Persecution

A recent report by Human Rights Watch has highlighted, with tremendous concern, the increasing persecution being faced by the LGBT community in Cameroon.

There are significant concerns over human rights abuses in Cameroon, according to a report shared by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The campaign group has highlighted the rising persecution of members of the Cameroonian LGBT community which have been documented over the past few months. Security forces in the country have been accused of threatening, assaulting and arresting queer individuals.

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