During the 2016 season, the Oprah Winfrey Network launched the Queen Sugar series. The drama became a top-rated television show employing women and people of color leads on-camera and behind-the-scenes on an African American woman-owned network. The television series cultural consciousness and sensitivity models exemplary representations towards social and systemic change


Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D.

African American Women in the Oprah Winfrey Network's Queen Sugar Drama

Exemplary Representations On Screen and Behind the Scenes