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Donald Glover Makes History At 2017 Emmy Awards

Posted on September 18, 2017

September 17, 2017 was a monumental day for Donald Glover aka. Childish Gambino – he made history at the 2017 Emmy’s taking home two awards!

Donald became the first black person to win an Emmy in the category Outstanding Directing for a Comedy, and later in the evening received his second award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series!

Alongside his two awards of the night, Donald was also nominated in two other categories: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy and Outstanding Comedy Series (For Atlanta). Although he didn’t win in these two categories, he is the FIRST black actor to be nominated for all these awards in the SAME year!! 🎉

Donald Glover Wins Two Emmy Awards


Acceptance Speeches



Congrats on making history at the Emmy Awards, Donald Glover!