Zendaya made history at the #Emmys , becoming the youngest person to win best lead actress in a drama. The 24-year-old won for her role as Rue in Euphoria. She is also the second Black woman to ever receive that award, after Viola Davis in 2015.
Did you know? Viola Davis was the first Black woman in history to win an Emmy for lead actress in a drama. Her performance as Annalise Keating on How to Get Away with Murder has yet to be matched.
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Viola Davis becomes the first African-American to win an #Emmy for best actress in drama: