20 Best, Worst and WTF Things We Saw at 2015 Emmy Awards

From Andy Samberg's musical opening to presenter do's and don'ts, the cream and crud of last night's show

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Best: Viola Davis' Passionate, Inspiring Speech
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Best: Viola Davis' Passionate, Inspiring Speech

The How to Get Away With Murder star made history tonight, as the first black woman to win the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama category. And in her fierce victory speech, she called out the lack of diversity that's endemic to Hollywood. After quoting Harriet Tubman, she said, "The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there." As her fellow nominee Taraji P. Henson stood and clapped, Davis then namechecked other women of color in the business — Kerry Washington, who was crying in the audience, Gabrielle Union, and more — and then thanked HTGAWM creator Shonda Rhimes as one of the "people who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be black." It was a historic speech to accompany a historic win. AP

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