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DON’T LET VIOLA DAVIS’ EMMY WIN FOOL YOU

Viola Davis‘ graceful acceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards was a powerful moment for Black women in Hollywood. “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” Davis said to a round of applause while accepting her historic award for Best Lead Actress In a Drama Series. The FIRST Black woman to do so in the Emmy’s 67-year history. For obvious reasons that’s no feat to go unnoticed. Contrary to the opinion of Wendy Williams–who said she was tired of Black “Firsts” and that people should simply be recognized as winners–it’s a big deal. It’s… Continue Reading