The discussion caused Tevin Campbell to trend with people expressing their support for him.

This season of Queen Sugar has been both moving and frustrating as one good episode is often followed by another that doesn’t live up to the show’s full potential. As many of you know, the showrunner was changed this season and it has felt at times as though she is trying to find a rhythm. […]

They should have called this episode ‘The Charley Episode’ because even though she’s not in every scene, Charley Bordelon  (Dawn Lyen Gardner) dominates Episode 9, officially called “The Tree And Stone Were One.” Sadly, there are only four episodes left as Queen Sugar takes no midseason break this year. That’s too bad, as it finally […]

Loyal Queen Sugar fans, we have finally gotten what we deserve. A great, solid, beautiful episode. The backdrop of this episode, officially called “Study War No More”  is Aunt Vi’s (Tina Lifford) 60th birthday. Queen Sugar is always at its best when there’s a family event and this is no exception. Director DeMane Davis does […]

Due to yours truly traveling down to Miami for American Black Film Festival, we missed a recap week. So this week, we’ll recap Eps. 4 and 5.  In last week’s Episode Four, officially titled “No Haven In My Shadow” Darla (Bianca Lawson) returns. And we’ve finally found a way to age the 39-year-old beauty – […]

Season 3 kicks off with the Borderlon family contemplating their own personal lives and the fate of their land.

Kofi Siriboe has become a break-out star in Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar” and now “Girls Trip.”

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 […]

Oprah Winfrey. That's really all that needs to be said about the second day of the 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans.


When it comes to the media mogul, there doesn’t seem to be many things she hasn’t done — except attend Essence Festival. However, this weekend she plans to change that with her first-ever appearance at the annual festival held in New Orleans.