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The Origins of Queen Sugar

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You've never seen anything quite like Queen Sugar on television. Based on a book by Natalie Baszile, the show creators paint a tapestry of the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana.

In this behind-the-scenes featurette, we learn what the cast and crew are trying to illuminate with their unique vision. The exclusive interviews include creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay; actors Timon Kyle Durrett, Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Nicholas L. Ashe, Tina Lifford and Omar J. Dorsey; and members of the crew, including line producer Paul Garnes and production supervisor Cheryl Miller.

Here, find out what out why this story is perfect for this moment in history.
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