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Viola Davis Accepts First Oscar for Best Supporting Actress With a Powerful, Tear-Filled Speech

Viola Davis Accepts First Oscar for Best Supporting Actress With a Powerful, Tear-Filled Speech

Grab the tissues...Viola Davis just delivered one hell of an acceptance speech and rightfully so! The Fences actress was honored with her very first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2017 Oscars, taking the win over a strong list of nominees, including: Naomie Harris for Moonlight, Nicole Kidman for Lion, Octavia Spencer for Hidden Figures and Michelle Williams for Manchester by the Sea.

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VIDEO Viola Davis Makes History as First Black Woman to Win Best Actress in a Drama Series

VIDEO Viola Davis Makes History as First Black Woman to Win Best Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis has made history during Sunday’s 67th annual Emmy Awards, becoming the first black actress to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her role as Annalise Keating on ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder. “In my mind, I see a line. And over that line I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful …

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