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Fun fact: The woman in the picture on the above left is not the controversial Omarosa Manigault Newman, but revered actress Angela Bassett. But you wouldn’t know that from several outlets that misidentified the Oscar-nominated actress after the Emmy Awards on Monday night.

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When you’re an emerging name in the realm of fantasy and science-fiction writing and your first novel is being adapted into a series by award-winning premium network HBO, there are few things better than being invited to the Emmys.

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If there was a signature color at the 2018 Emmys, it was pink. Yara Shahidi (in Gucci), nominee Tracee Ellis Ross (in Valentino Haute Couture), and award winner Thandie Newton (in Brandon Maxwell) all showed up in rosy hues, as did several other celebs, who wore shades ranging from blush to bold pink.

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  The 70th annual Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles on Monday night, and we were a bit disappointed by the lack of color in the winner’s circle. Despite the fact that this year’s event boasted a record number of Black nominees, with 29 actors of color up for a coveted award, less than […]

The post ‘RuPauls Drag Race’ nabs Emmy for Best Reality Competition Series appeared first on theGrio.

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  The 2018 Emmy Awards were a bit of a snooze fest until Regina King won the award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her stirring role in Seven Seconds. The actress starred in the Netflix series as grieving mother, Latrice Butler, who is seeking justice for her son who was […]

The post Regina King wins Emmy for ‘Seven Seconds’ role: ‘I want to curse right now’ appeared first on theGrio.

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The names of Black actors were listed throughout creative arts Emmy Awards Saturday, as comedian Tiffany Haddish of Girl’s Trip and Samira Wiley of The Handmaid’s Tale, were honored for their work, according to The Associated Press. The creative arts Emmy Awards are a precursor to the Sept. 17 main ceremony. The strong showing by Black actors […]

The post Samira Wiley, Tiffany Haddish part of Emmys sweep by African Americans appeared first on theGrio.

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

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