With Lena Waithe making history as the first black woman to win an award for Best Writing for a comedy series, I think it’s safe to say that this years Emmy’s were a proud moment for black women and girls. Never mind the academy has a long way to go in terms of rewarding black female talent, instead we’re going to focus on how our sisters stepped in and showed out. From glittery gowns to fitted blazers, the melanin was polished, glistening and turning heads as usual. Check out all of the award winning, nominated and presenting show stoppers below.
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