Queen Sugar Season 4 Episode 1: "Pleasure is Black" Quotes
It’s important folks know that I didn’t write this to just gossip rag my famous sister or kick my brother when he’s just getting on his feet.Nova
Hollywood: You know your dream is just now starting.
Violet: Goodbye, Hi Yellow. Hello, Vi’s Prized Pies and Diner.
[to Ralph Angel] That’s your Daddy looking at you, pleased and proud.Prosper
Ralph Angel: C’mon, Aunt Vi. You ain’t have to do her like that.
Violet: What, I didn’t do nothing to that child. I said Hi, took her gift, and offered her a plate. What else you want?
Ralph Angel: She’s trying, and we’re doing alright trying to raise Blue together. Good even.
Violet: Well, you all need to raise your standards ‘cause passing Blue between you like a plate of day old bread every weekend ain’t gonna win you any parenting awards.
Don’t apologize for success. Life is short. Enjoy all of it.Prosper
Nova, you’ve never been shy about nothing you ever did, but you ain’t even gonna tell me about a book I’m in. Now I gotta hear it from other folks. Something ain’t right about that book.Hollywood
[to Charley] Nova Bordelon calls you, and I quote, “A tragic example of the American woman’s unwitting but still complicit role in perpetuating gender inequality and rape culture as the price of full participation in patriarchal capitalism.”Reporter
America’s curse is its thin sense of freedom that demands we all pretend to be free. We lie. This is what we do. In Blessing and Blood, the lies I have lived are laid bare. The lies and shame that have shackled my family are dragged into the light of truth because what is real can heal. We see this clearly in the life of my Aunt Violet. A strong, black woman who lived much of her life as anything but that.Nova