Mari and Cheyenne, forced to flee their native Angola because they are a lesbian couple. (Photo: YouTube)
Mari and Cheyenne, forced to flee their native Angola because they are a lesbian couple. (Photo: YouTube)

The WORLD Channel series DocWORLD will premiere the film Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America from filmmaker Tom Shepard Sunday, June 28 at 10pm ET/7pm PT.

Following four young members of the LGBTQ community, Unsettled takes viewers into the lives and struggles of asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East who are fleeing persecution, death threats and more in their homelands but often find new types of hardships as they arrive in San Francisco and attempt to start new lives.

Check out the trailer below:

Unsettled premieres on Sunday, June 28 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on WORLD Channel and

This post is curated by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., founder & editor-in-chief of The Burton Wire. Follow Nsenga on Twitter @Ntellectual. 

Follow The Burton Wire on Instagram or Twitter @TheBurtonWire. 

Previous articleRayshard Brooks Killing: District Attorney Announces Charges
Next articleErika Alexander Finds ‘Good Trouble’ with John Lewis Documentary is the premiere online destination for people who think for themselves. This blog offers news from the African Diaspora, culture that is produced by often overlooked populations and opinion that is informed and based on fact. Tired of the onslaught of websites and talking heads that regurgitate what people want to hear, is a publication that elevates news and perspectives that people need to hear. is for individual thinkers who understand that they are part of a larger collective. What is this collective? Free thinking people that care about the world, who will not be categorized or boxed in by society or culture and are interested in issues and topics that defy stereotypes and conventional wisdom.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.