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Dawn-Lyen Gardner has been a professional actress since the age of 9 years old. She has previously starred in Castle, ER, Luke Cage, and more, but you might recognize her as Charley on Ava DuVernay & Oprah‘s hit show, “Queen Sugar.” She discusses how “revolutionary” the show has been, and how much she enjoys working on it and ushering the issues it deals with to light.

She explains why her character, Charley, who may be viewed as the more unlikable, “bougie” sister, is more misunderstood than anything else. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview from “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.”

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