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Brooklyn-born Howard grad Chadwick Boseman is a star in the making. The actor best known for his role as Nathaniel “Nate” Ray on the ABC Family Show “Lincoln Heights” has just moved past the rest of the newly minted crop of Black actors with his starring role as Jackie Robinson in “42.” He’s already getting raves for his work co-starring with Harrison Ford as Brooklyn Dodgers owner Branch Rickey and Nicole Behairie as Rachel Robinson. Boseman talked to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the pressure of playing an American icon.

SKIP CHEATHAM: I can’t wait to see the new Jackie Robinson movie “42.” We’ve got the star of the movie with us today. Chadwick Boseman, what’s going on?

CHADWICK BOSEMAN: How are you doing?

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