7 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 6


By Sharee Silerio

Life is full of contrasting moments – sorrow, joy, peace, anxiety, hurt, healing, lack, abundance. I used to think that life could only be in one of these seasons at a time, but now I see that this isn’t true. Many of these periods exist alongside one another, sometimes at the same time. It is the friction and competition between the extremes that makes things difficult.

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7 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 5


By Sharee Silerio

In life, we all have moments that we want to wish away. Whether it’s losing a loved one, financial struggles, an illness, a dead end career or strained relationships, everyone is going through or trying to get through something.

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We're Loving This ‘Queen Sugar’ Issue Of Ebony Magazine


By Sharee Silerio

The second season of “Queen Sugar” is underway, with the Bordelon family gracing the screen with their superb acting chops, storylines that move the soul and cinematic snapshots that are reminiscent of dreams.

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'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Will Produce James Baldwin Novel As His Next Film

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By Sharee Silerio

Months after winning an Oscar for Best Picture for “Moonlight”, award-winning writer and director Barry Jenkins has revealed his next project.

His follow-up film is an adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, “If Beale Street Could Talk” for Annapurna Pictures.

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5 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 4



By Sharee Silerio

I look forward to “Queen Sugar” every week, especially its wisdom, authenticity and relatable depictions of work, relationships, romance, family, hurt and healing.

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5 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 3


By Sharee Silerio

Every time I watch “Queen Sugar”, there’s at least one moment, conversation, or interaction that speaks to my heart and soul, and yesterday’s episode was no different.

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By Sharee Silerio

Early next month, HBO will premiere a four-part documentary series titled “The Defiant Ones”, which tells the stories of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, producer and co-founder of Interscope Records.

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Netflix Releases Dope New Trailer For Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" Series

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By Sharee Silerio

From “School Daze” to “Crooklyn”, “Malcolm X” and “Do the Right Thing”, Spike Lee has written and directed a collection of classic films that focus on culture, racism, sexism, colorism and life as a black person in America.

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7 Sweet Lessons from ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2 Premiere


Written by Sharee Silerio

Summer has officially started, which means that the new season of “Queen Sugar” has arrived!

Along with the return of the Bordelon family comes a new column on Curly Nikki called “Reel Noire”, written by me! Every week, I will write a recap or review of black television shows and films, highlighting their life lessons, artistry and poignant moments.

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