EDGE Blog: A Letter For The Friends Who...

by: iman n. milner   Last year, I missed the wedding of one of my closest friends. A wedding that I had RSVP-ed for and even chosen fish for my entree at the reception. I felt awful. I was here in Los Angeles working on what I thought would be a dream project. The crazy (and absolutely f$%@& frustrating) part… Continue »

EDGE Style: First Lady Michelle Obama...

by: iman n. milner The Obama women are taking China by storm. I am usually the biggest non-advocate for posting famous people doing normal things but we can make exceptions for the fabulous likes of First Lady Michelle Obama and her absolutely stunning teenage daughters (where did the time GOOOO?!), Sasha and Malia. FLOTUS is using her influence to promote… Continue »

EDGE Inspiration Rewind: Chimamanda...

by: iman n. milner By now you’ve probably heard/seen/felt in the air that Beyoncè has released a new album and the music world has been turned on its head at the hands of the Knowles-Carter clan once again. One of the standout tracks and visuals is “Flawless” which also mashes Beyoncé’s highly debated single “Bow Down” with the voice of  Nigerian… Continue »

EDGE Influence: Nelson Mandela Has Died...

Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95 in his beloved South Africa surrounded by his family. Mandela leaves behind a legacy that is so vast and deep-rooted in mercy and strength that we may never see a leader of his caliber again. His relentless commitment to freeing his people and standing for justice and peace has touched us… Continue »

Pole Fitness Queen: Nicole “The...

words: iman n. milner It’s pretty hard to stand out against one of the world’s biggest pop stars in her own video but Nicole “The Pole” Williams did just that when she appeared doing pole tricks for Rihanna‘s “Pour It Up” video a few months ago. Her audition tape quickly circulated the net and had millions of viewers rushing to… Continue »
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Wandering But Not Lost: Alex Elle

words: iman n. milner With social networks being oversaturated with narcissism and identities created in exchange for the currency of followers and “likes”, it’s not too often that you come across a person whose very soul shines far beyond their wittiness in hashtag creation needless to say; Alex Elle is a true gem. Her confidence and willingness to share her… Continue »

EDGE News: Plan B Pill Is Only For...

by: iman n. milner We’ve all had those mornings after… HRA Pharma, the French manufacturer of a morning-after pill that is identical to the drug Plan B One-Step in the U.S., has stated that the drug may not be effective in women weighing over 176 pounds and less than effective for women over 165 pounds. Yikes! Over the last three… Continue »

EDGE Politics: Black Students at...

by: iman n. milner As a Black student who attended a predominately white institution, seeing the tweets filed under the #BBUM hashtag brought up some feelings I didn’t know I still had. I applaud the Black students at the University of Michigan for being brave enough to speak so openly and candidly about their experiences and before I go into… Continue »

EDGE Discussion: You Have Everything...

by: iman n. milner For about the last two years I’ve tweeted this tweet: I just want to act, write, make love, travel and have pretty little brown babies with a man who loves art and hip hop. That’s it. — Iman N. Milner (@bestnewactress) April 10, 2012   I’d tweet it once every few weeks because I believe in… Continue »

EDGE Cares: San Francisco Turns Into...

San Francisco is known as the city of free love but today it’s making history for it’s communal plan to make an ailing boy’s wishes come true. 5-year-old cancer-stricken San Francisco resident, Miles Scott, has been the unlikely hero of the city thanks to SF residents willing to transform the Bay’s biggest city into Gotham City in need of the… Continue »