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Viola Davis Becomes The FIRST Black Woman To Win An Emmy For Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series!

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Viola Davis is a true queen!

The magnificent Viola just won Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series at the 2015 Emmys for her role in the hit show, How To Get Away With Murder. The win is Davis' first Emmy and she seemed ecstatic to be on stage accepting the coveted award.

Perhaps it has something to do with being the FIRST black woman to win the award?! AMAZE!

Related: Kerry Washington & Viola Rep #TGIT On The Emmys Red Carpet!

In the 50-year-old's speech, she expressed a lot of gratitude for other black actresses in the audience, like Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson. The monologue was a true love fest!

Congrats, Viola, and we can't wait until HTGAWM returns on September 26!

See the ongoing winners list HERE!!

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