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EMMYS LIVE: Mrs. America’s Uzo Aduba wins Supporting Actress – only Black woman nominated in category

Uzoamaka Nwanneka “Uzo” Aduba Nigerian-American actress wins Supporting Actress she was the only Black woman nominated in this category. #Hulu’s Mrs. America gave insight into both conservative and liberal women on opposing sides of passage of Equal Rights Amendment. Uzo Aduba was a guest star on the series, playing the into the late 1972 #presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm. Image credit: Invision AP

Today she won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Emmy for her effort. Directed by @iammaasante Interested in supporting independent black media and a small start up here is what you can do. Like this video : comment and share.

Aduba’s television debut came in 2012 when she played a nurse in the CBS drama Blue Bloods.

She is currently filming Pearly Gates, where she plays “Corrie” alongside Scott Grimes and Bonnie Somerville.

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