The ‘Black-Ish’ star was awarded for her portrayal of Dr. Rainbow Johnson on the hit ABC show.
The category was filled with heavy hitter, with ‘Awkward’ creator Issa Rae, Sara Jessica Parker (Divorce) and Gina Rodriquez (Jane The Virgin) also being nominated in the category.
Wearing a silver Zuhair Murad gown, the comedian delivered an emotional speech.
“This is for the women of color, and colorful people whose stories, thoughts and ideas are not allays considered valid and important….we see you,” she said during her acceptance.
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