What’s Current: Tracee Ellis Ross is first black woman to win Golden Globe for best actress in 35 years

Tracee Ellis Ross accepts Golden Globe for best actress on January 8, 2017. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal/Getty
Tracee Ellis Ross accepts Golden Globe for best actress on January 8, 2017. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal/Getty

At last night’s Golden Globes, Tracee Ellis Ross won for best actress for her role in black-ish — making her the first black woman in 35 years to win the award.

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