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Last night, Zendaya won her second Emmy Award for best actress in a drama series for her portrayal of Rue in "Euphoria." She is the only Black woman to win two Emmys in this category.
In her acceptance speech, she hopes it can help heal people. "I want you to know that anyone who has related to Rue is so thankful, and I carry them with me.
Her character in "Euphoria," Rue Bennett, is a teen healing from drug addiction.
She first won the award in 2020 for the same role. At that time, she also made history by becoming the youngest person to win the Emmy for best actress at the age of 24 years.
Except for her, only two other Emmy winners took home their awards at such a young age.
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Sheryl Lee Ralph became only the second black woman to win the award for tremendous supporting actress in a comedy series.
Quinta Brunson won the best writing for the comedy series "Abbott Elementary." She is the second Black woman to win in this category.
Lee You-mi won the Emmy Award for guest actress in a drama series. She becomes the first Korean actress to win in this category.
Another highlight was Tyne Daly won four best actress awards at the Emmys – three consecutively for her character in "Cagney & Lacey."
Barack Obama won an Emmy Award for his narration of the documentary "Our Great National Parks."