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Chicago P.D. - Season 1

EDGE Exclusive: Actor LaRoyce Hawkins...

by erika d. coldman Last week, I got the opportunity sit and talk with LaRoyce Hawkins, actor on NBC’s hit drama, Chicago P.D.  If you are unfamiliar with the show, it follows the lives of the officers from the Chicago police force, focusing more on the Intelligence Unit as they handle crimes such as drug trafficking, organized crimes and murders…. Continue »
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EDGE Film: James Brown Biopic...

It’s been long discussed that the producers of The Help were teaming up to bring us a James Brown biopic helmed by 42 star, Chadwick Boseman. The first photos from the film surfaced earlier this week and now we’ve got a full trailer for what looks like a very polished look at the Godfather of Soul. The film follows Brown’s tough upbringing from his… Continue »
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EDGE Discussion: Mindy Kaling And...

by: iman n. milner It’s that time again. What time you ask? The time to discuss who gets to decide what diversity is and isn’t. Always fun, right? Well, the inspiration for this post came from a SXSW interview with Mindy Kaling and the cast of The Mindy Project of which Kaling is the star and creator. During the conversation, the panel… Continue »
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EDGE TV: Sasheer Zamata Channels...

Sasheer Zamata has been shining since her premiere on Saturday Night Live and this past Saturday she channeled everyone’s favorite fixer, Olivia Pope, in a funny skit featuring Girls’s Lena Dunham. Zamata’s spot on Pope impression in an encounter with President Fitz (Taram Killam) is really genius. The skit follows Olivia on a day in the life as she assigns… Continue »
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EDGE Exclusive: The Game’s Jay...

by: iman n. milner BET‘s The Game has been a fan favorite for the channel’s audience since making its way over to the network in 2011. The show that follows the lives of professional athletes as they navigate personal life on and off the field, is gearing up for its seventh season tonight and after an explosive season 6 finale… Continue »
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EDGE Film: 2014 Golden Globe...

by: iman n. milner 2014 Golden Globe Nominations…and Snubs? It’s been a big year for African-American filmmakers and actors alike and if the Golden Globes are any indication it seems that we’ll be represented well at the Academy Awards as well, though there are a few surprises and, dare we say, snubs. 12 Years A Slave has been the year’s biggest debated… Continue »
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EDGE TV: Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor...

by: EDGE Mag Intern It’s been a great year in film for Black performances both male and female. With films like Fruitvale Station, 12 Years A Slave, Newlyweeds, Mother of George and A Long Walk To Freedom leading the charge, it seems that we can expect the African-American presence at this year’s Academy Awards to be major. This Sunday, Oprah will sit down with… Continue »
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EDGE TV: Scandal Episode Sneak Peek:...

Last Thursday, many Scandal viewers were surprised to find that the mother of Olivia Pope was being hidden by her father in the depths of a high-security prison. Tomorrow night, she’ll speak. This episode will be directed by Ava Duvernay (Middle of Nowhere, I Will Follow) and stars Khandi Alexander (The Corner, Treme) as Olivia Pope’s mother. Check out the sneak peek: Continue »
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EDGE Webseries: Issa Rae Presents...

  We’re so glad that people have taken to Andrea Lewis and Issa Rae’s new series Black Actress. It’s the latest hit on Issa’s YouTube channel and it not only addresses the struggle of the everyday life of Black women in the entertainment industry but also gives those of us who are aspiring to break through wonderful advice from industry… Continue »
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EDGE Film: 5 Reasons Why I Loved...

by: iman n. milner The year is 2013 and films with leading and interesting Black characters are making a comeback. It’s about damn time. Last night I saw The Best Man Holiday and I had one of the most enjoyable times at the theater that I’ve had in quite a while. Between enjoying the beauty of Black people’s agelessness and soaking in… Continue »