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Although the amount of African-Americans greatly increased for Emmy nominations, there’s still an imbalance in the inclusion of other cultures:   “When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday’s ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it’s a lop-sided […]

Donald Glover, creator and star of FX show “Atlanta,” made his mark at the Emmys with his memorable win:   “Donald Glover continues to prove he’s one of the most versatile creators in American entertainment. The 33-year-old actor, writer, director and musician (as Childish Gambino) already won two Golden Globes for creating and starring in […]

Lena Waithe, contributing writer and actor for comedy series “Master of None,” made a huge impact at the Emmys with her historic win:   “Lena Waithe has made Emmy history as the first African-American woman to win for comedy writing. Waithe won for co-writing the “Thanksgiving” episode of “Master of None” with series co-creator and star, […]

A study from the Women’s Media Center shows the continuous lack of representation among women behind the scenes in film and television:   “Despite modest gains for women in a few categories, the 2017 Primetime Emmy Award nominations reflect the ongoing deficit of behind-the-camera opportunities for women in television, according to a Women’s Media Center […]