Last Night history was made in front of millions of viewers eyes. The very talented actress Viola Davis became the first African American woman to win an Emmy. She accepted the award and gave a speech many will remember for the rest of their lives.
She added, “The only thing that separates women of color from anything else is opportunity,” to a round of applause. Davis beat out actresses including Taraji P. Henson (Empire) and Claire Danes (Homeland). Also winning an Emmy award tonight was Uzo Aduba for her portrayal of “Crazy Eyes” on Orange Is The New Black. Needless to say, the Internet reacted with plenty of celebrities giving their kudos.
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