Queen Sugar can be considered as one f the most powerful racial empowerment shows that are available on television right now. It has been created by Ava DuVernay while Oprah Winfrey serves in the form of an executive producer. The inspiration behind the main plot of the series comes from the 2014 novel which goes by the same name that has been penned down by Natalie Baszile. As for the story of the show, it focuses on three siblings who reside in the rural part of Louisiana. A sudden unfortunate event happened in their lives as their father died.
When the story starts, we have to see them go through the hardships of managing an 800-acre sugarcane farm. Well, this story is more than a mediocre tale of siblings living in a small town. The concepts throw light on topics such as racial profiling as well as the long reach of chattel slavery that exists in American history. Various other themes are also explored in the show giving rise to knowledge about the criminal justice system while the characters also deal with the problems which arise due to race and skin color. The series has been constantly praised by the critics as well as the audience for how powerfully it has portrayed the discriminations on the basis of culture as well as class and gender.
Queen Sugar Season 5 Plot and Cast
Mainly, we see how the elements of concerns are highlighted in the show that showcase the problems faced by the African American community. For the first time, the series came out on the Oprah Winfrey Network back on the 6th of September 2016 and been totally adored by the fans who were in an awe of it. Till this point in time, we have had four seasons of the show while the fifth one started airing on the 16th of February 2021. Also, here is a piece of delightful news for all the people who love watching the show. It has been officially confirmed by the creators that Queen Sugar will come back for a sixth season too.
So, the main plot is about the three siblings as we have discussed earlier. The first one is Nova Bordelon who is a journalist from New Orleans. Then the second one is Charley Bordelon who is currently residing in Los Angeles and is a wife and mother. Last but not the least, we have their brother named Ralph Angel Bordelon who is a single parent struggling with no job and is finding it difficult to raise his son all alone. Their father has descended the farm to Charley after he died and thus, she moves to Louisiana with her kids in order to take care of the 800-acre farm.
As for the main cast, we have Rutina Wesley reprising the role of Nova Bordelon. Then we have Dawn Lyen Gardner enacting the character of Charlotte Bordelon West. Kofi Siriboe does the part of Ralph Angel Bordelon. Nicholas L. Ashe reprises the role of Micah West. Omar Dorsey enacts the character of Hollingsworth Desonier.
Queen Sugar Season 5 Episode 7 Release Date and Spoilers
Right now, we are all waiting for the next episode of this installment. Well, Queen Sugar season 5 episode 7 and is scheduled to release on the 30th of March 2021. Here, we have mentioned spoilers for the episode and if a reader does not want to indulge in that, they can skip this section. In this episode, we will be able to witness Ava DuVernay continuing her life with her brother and sister as they are deeply shocked by the tragic news of the death of George Floyd.
After this incident, the siblings might try to take matters into their own hands by raising a rally. All this while, we will see what happens next ad Nova had asked Calvin to recount something that belongs to his past. On the other hand, things are getting interesting as Ralph Angel and Darla are doing more stuff together. We saw how they together gave Blue their version of The Talk.