1. Every single one of the nominees for the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Comedy or Musical showed up to the awards Sunday night ready to slay.
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2. But only one could walk away with the award itself. And when Tracee Ellis Ross took home the award for her role as Bow on Black-ish, she also made history.
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3. Ellis Ross just became the first black woman to win the award since Debbie Allen won for the Fame TV show in 1982.
4. Allen tweeted her support of Ellis Ross and Issa Rae — the two black women nominated in the category — earlier in the week, congratulating both on a potential win.
Congrats Issa & Tracee on well-deserved @goldenglobes nominations! Win-win either way! #tbt last time a black woman… https://t.co/teliTwz606
— Debbie Allen (@msdebbieallen)
6. In her speech, Ellis Ross said, “This is for all of the women, women of color, and colorful people, whose stories, ideas, thoughts, are not always considered worthy and valid and important. But I want you to know that I see you. We see you.”
8. Here’s to less of a gap between wins for black women next time.
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