Sheryl Lee Ralph Triumphs At Emmys; Quinta Brunson Wins For Writing

By Terrance Turner Sept. 12, 2022 Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at tonight's Primetime Emmy Awards. (Ralph plays Barbara Howard, a kindergarten teacher, on ABC's Abbott Elementary.) She becomes the first Black actress to win in this category since Jackee Harry in 1987 (for 227.) … Continue reading Sheryl Lee Ralph Triumphs At Emmys; Quinta Brunson Wins For Writing

Historic Wave of Black Actors Score Emmy Nominations

Photo via Collider. By Terrance Turner The Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced today. According to Variety, 35 of the 102 acting nominees are Black -- the most ever. Black actors make up 34.3% of the nominees, which is substantially higher than last year's 19.8%. (In 2018, the percentage was 27.7%, which was a record … Continue reading Historic Wave of Black Actors Score Emmy Nominations