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These Emmy Winners Made History

…at the 2017 Awards Show

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Wins by women and people of color broke new ground in Hollywood.

By Claire Zillman

September 18, 2017

Amid the glitz and glam and—of course— 500 more words

Women In Film

Stuffed Peppers. My Grandma's Old School Sicilian Way.

A very good friend reminded me today of stuffed peppers. My grandma would spend 8 hours making her version of stuffed peppers using not only the traditional green peppers but she included red, yellow and orange peppers as well in her… 1,116 more words

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Lena Waithe's Historic Night at the Emmys

Lena Waithe, the writer and actor who stars as Denise in Netflix’s Master of None, is arguably the sitcom’s biggest breakthrough star. While a lot of media attention has been focused on her co-stars Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, and Alan Yang, who are all fantastic in the brilliant and  533 more words

Nonfiction

Lena Waithe Becomes First Black Woman to Win Emmy for Comedy Writing

Congratulations to Master of None‘s Lena Waithe — becoming the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, … 253 more words

Black Women In Media

Friendship Pt. 1

I’ll probably have many different posts on friendship before it’s all said and done, but here’s pt. 1 for today…

Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari won an Emmy last night for an episode of the awesome show Master of None on Netflix. 300 more words

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'Master Of None's Lena Waithe Talks Making Emmy History; Aziz Ansari On "Ambitious" Episode

Lena Waithe took the stage and “reclaimed her time” a la Maxine Waters as she accepted her Emmy for Best Comedy Writing.

“Thank you for embracing a little Indian boy from South Carolina and a queer Black girl from Southside of Chicago,” said Waithe.   256 more words

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