“This is for all of the women of color and colorful people whose stories, ideas and thoughts aren’t always considered worthy. I see you,” she said in her acceptance speech.

Via People.com:

Tracee Ellis Ross won the award for best actress in a TV series, comedy or musical at Sunday evening’s Golden Globe Awards.

The black-ish star was up against Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce), Issa Rae (Insecure) and Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) for the award.

Upon accepting the award from presenter Drew Barrymore, Ellis Ross said, “Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh my goodness, thank you Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Thank you. It’s my first time here, guys. It’s a nice room, I like it.”

Ellis Ross, 44, then dedicated her award to “all of the women, women of color — colorful people” and added, added, “I see you, we see you. It is an honor to be on this show, black-ish.”

“Anthony, you are the most wonderful TV husband ever,” she added of star Anthony Anderson before thanking her TV kids, her mom, dad and family.


As for the legacy of her mother, Diana Ross, the actress told reporters in the press room: “It feels like [performing] was something I was raised to do. I never felt like I was in my mother’s shadow – I’ve actually always felt I was in my mother’s embrace. Part of the way she raised me and all five of her kids is really to follow my heart and my dreams and do the hard work to get there.”

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