4. Viola Davis
Viola Davis made history when she became the first black actress to win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony in the acting category. In 2015, Davis won an Emmy (the firs black actress win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series) as Annalise Keating on How to Get Away with Murder for which she gave a moving speech, stating "The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. You can not win an Emmy for roles that simply are not there."
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