Viola Davis's History-Making Emmy Acceptance Speech

Nicole Kliest

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Last night, Viola Davis won an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role in How to Get Away With Murder. The actress is the first woman of color to win the award, and her touching speech about this victory is a truly inspiring and uplifting way to start the week. Click to watch above, and share your thoughts on her win in the comments below.

Also, if you're feeling inspired by Davis's gorgeous Carmen Marc Valvo dress, head over to shop these gorgeous gowns—or at least to ogle at them!

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