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Say it isn’t so. Two of our favorite shows Queen Sugar and Insecure on HBO have now come to and end. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they are both coming back for second seasons and in the case of Queen Sugar, they are shooting three more episodes for Season 2. And […]

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 […]

Even though these episodes of Queen Sugar were likely written last year, the themes are timeless. That’s evident in this tenth episode of the show, “So Far.” The episode covers a lot of ground, but like much of Queen Sugar it does so in moving and nuanced ways. Reporter Nova (Rutina Wesley) is going to […]

  Filmmaker Ava Duvernay is best known for work on Selma, Queen Sugar and now the incredible Netflix documentary, 13th. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the success of the documentary, what to expect from her new film A Wrinkle In Time and what’s next for the OWN hit, Queen Sugar. “It’s breaking records, people […]

  10/17/16- Roland Martin talks to Tamika Mallory of the New York Justice League about the importance of Ava Duvernay’s Netflix Original 13th.   “Ava has been able to explain something what we’ve been talking about. The constitution says you are free unless you commit a crime. I thought it was excellent that she was able […]

You should definitely add this show to your must-watch list.

In a recent cover story with "The Hollywood Reporter," the "Queen Sugar" producers talk inclusion, representation and Black Lives Matter.

Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Common, David Oyelowo, and more get together for a powerful video series remembering the lives lost in police brutality. The series of autobiographical videos created by black actors and directors highlights what their lives would’ve been had they encountered police brutality at a young age. “[My career wouldn’t] have been possible if, when I […]

The anticipation for Ava DuVernay’s and OWN’s Queen Sugar continues to reach a fever pitch and now the complete full-length trailer for the series has arrived and it looks even better than you could imagine. By the looks of it, this will definitely be a show that you will want to add to your fall […]

Ava Duvernay's remembers her father after passed away earlier this week.

NewsOne was present for the Harlem-based organization's show, in which they honored director Ava DuVernay, Black Lives Matter, actress and playwright Danai Gurira, actor Hill Harper, and MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.