Queen Sugar

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Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms

“Luke Cage,” “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” also earned multiple nominations.

Natalie Baszile, wearing all white, speaks onstage during a "Queen Sugar" screening

'Queen Sugar' Author Natalie Baszile on Planting Sugar Cane, Riding a Zydeco Trail and Blessing the TV Remix

Before OWN made TV magic, her words told the struggle, beauty and realness of one fictional family that feels like many real ones.

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Watch Premiere Episodes of 'Atlanta' and 'Queen Sugar' for Free

Both Ava DuVernay’s family drama and Donald Glover’s surrealist comedy series premiered last night.

Ava DuVernay, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Siribo and Rutina Wesley pose at a "Queen Sugar" premiere

Beautiful, Brilliant 'Queen Sugar' Is Sure To Make You Ugly-Cry

Ava DuVernay’s new OWN TV series is a technical masterwork—and one of the biggest tearjerkers since Mister pulled Nettie and Celie apart.

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Ava and Oprah Are Tired of 'Diversity' Talk

In their The Hollywood Reporter cover story, the duo opens up about inclusion and why it’s important to show Black people’s humanity on screen.

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Ava DuVernay is First Black Woman to Direct a $100 Million Film

The “Selma” director is one of only three women to direct a live-action film with a sky-high budget.

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Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' Gets Second Season Order, New Trailer

The first season of DuVernay’s family drama series will premiere on OWN this September. 

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WATCH: New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar'

The hour-long family drama is set to debut on OWN this September.

Ava DuVernay’s 'Queen Sugar' to Be Helmed by Slate of Black Women Directors

“It’s an exciting time to invite women into this show.”