Emmys

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'Pose' Co-creator Steven Canals on Breaking Boundaries for QTPOC

“For the work to be recognized, and for it to be work that uplifts LGBTQ people of color, is pretty incredible.”

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John Singleton Laid to Rest

The iconic director had a private homegoing ceremony following a fatal stroke.

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'Pose' Producers on the Driving Force Behind the Show

“Pose” co-creator Steven Canals on why his show needed to be made: “We weren’t seeing Black and Brown people who also happen to be queer and trans.”

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Regina King, Thandie Newton and More Shine at #EmmysSoWhite

The “Seven Seconds” and “Westworld” stars earned high-profile awards at a ceremony that paid lip service, but few honors, to entertainment diversity.

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Black Stars Make Emmys History Ahead of Primetime Telecast

With a win at the Creative Arts Emmys, John Legend is the first Black man to pull an EGOT.

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Zazie Beetz On Imposter Syndrome in Hollywood and Biracial Identity On 'Atlanta'

In a new interview, the Emmy-nominated actress discussed the personal identity questions she explores through her TV character. 

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Sandra Oh Hopes Emmy Nod Uplifts 'All Our Other Brothers and Sisters'

The Korean-Canadian actress recently became the first Asian woman to earn a Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination, but she doesn’t want the representation conversation to stop with her.

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Who To Root For During the Emmys

Here are the artists of color to cheer on when the Emmy Awards airs in September.

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Sterling K. Brown Hopes Emmy Win Opens Door for More Black Actors

Brown discusses his historic win in the “Lead Actor in a Drama Series” category in a new Variety cover story.

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Lena Waithe, Donald Glover, Riz Ahmed Make History at the Emmys

Actors and writers of color earned TV’s most prestigious awards for performances and projects that speak to racial identity and justice in the U.S.

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Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari and Ava DuVernay Bag Multiple Emmy Nominations

From Angela Bassett to Mindy Kaling, see which of your faves was nominated.

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Stars Of Color Clean Up at Emmy Awards

The cast of “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Regina King, Aziz Ansari, Rami Malek and more held it down for performers of color with notable wins at last night’s Emmy ceremony.

Which 5 Performers Of Color Did The Emmys Snub This Year?

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its 68th list of nominees today. Who was left out? 

Viola Davis Makes History and More From The Emmys

The prolific actress made history by becoming the first black woman to win the Best Actress in a Drama Series award at the Emmys last night, delivering a life-getting speech for the ages, and facing inappropriate accusations from another actress. Oh, and other great and not-so-great things happened too. 

Top 10 Performers of Color Overlooked by the Emmys

Ten actors who deserved Emmy noms 

 

FBI Investigates Chattanooga Killings, McDonald's Franchises Struggle, Emmy Nominations

Some of Friday’s big stories

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

She’s the first transgender actress to be nominated for the award.

Another Emmy Win for 'Modern Family' Puts Show on Verge of History

But the show was one of the few bright spots for actors of color at this year’s awards.

Olivia Pope Reacts to Another Year of Mostly White Emmy Nods

This year’s Emmy nods are out. No surprises: House of Cards, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men lead the way. But, of course, the nominations really white.

No Winners of Color at the Emmys

ABC’s “Modern Family” was the bigger winner, but even actors of color from that show didn’t win the night’s big awards.