“In that one embrace, two of the show’s stars added another layer to Atlanta. It proved that there’s bravery and brilliance in showing that black men can be vulnerable and intimate. And that, yes, they’re artists worthy of Hollywood’s highest recognitions.” - Jamilah King, Read more
The last Black women nominated in the category ‘Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical Series’ were Isabel Sanford, Nell Carter and Debbie Allen in 1985. Debbie Allen was the first and only Black woman winner in 1983.