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‘David Makes Man’ Is a Complex Portrait of Black Boyhood

“Yeah, I’m real,” says Femi, a sharp-witted transgender den mother to abandoned youth, during the second episode of “David Makes Man.” Emerging out of nowhere with a group of homeless teens, Femi offers the 14-year-old David water and protection as he walks home with drugs he has been forced to carry. She is one of […]

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Prepare Yourself for the Emotional Rollercoaster Ride Known as Queen Sugar

The cast and producers of ‘Queen Sugar’Photo: Josh Brasted / Stringer (GETTY IMAGES) For almost three years, we’ve all been on an emotional rollercoaster, courtesy of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. The lives of the Bordelon family have become our lives, and we’ve become invested in their highs and lows. If you’re a fan of the […]

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Queen Sugar Continues Its Matriarchy, Adds 4 New Directors. Cree Summer and Bryan Terrell Clark to Guest Star

(L-R): Cree Summer on May 10, 2019 in North Hollywood, Ca.; Bryan Terrell Clark on April 30, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Amanda Edwards (Getty Images), Ilya S. Savenok (Getty Images for inDEFINED) Less than a week ‘til we’re back with the Bordelons! Queen Sugar has been living up to its titular name, having […]

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