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Queen Sugar. Rutina Wesley. Dawn-Lyen Gardner. Kofi Siriboe. Ava DuVernay. Oprah Winfrey.

Queen Sugar chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Charley, the savvy wife and manager of an NBA star; Nova, a worldly-wise journalist and activist; and Ralph Angel, a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption. After a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.


The contemporary drama “Queen Sugar” chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Nova [Rutina Wesley], a world-wide journalist and activist; Charley [Dawn-Lyen Gardner], the savvy wife and manager of an NBA star; and Ralph Angel [Kofi Siriboe], a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption. After a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.