Tracee Ellis Ross had a special message for women and women of color while accepting her first Golden Globe award for her role in ABC’s “Blackish.”
“This is for all of the women, women of color, and colorful people whose stories, ideas, thoughts are not always considered worthy and valid and important. But I want you to know that I see you. We see you,” Ross said.
“It is an honor to be on this show “Blackish,” to continue expanding the way we are seen and known and to show the magic and the beauty and the sameness of a story and stories that are outside of where the industry usually looks,” she added.
“Blackish” was also up for best TV comedy at this year’s ceremony. (That award went to Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed “Atlanta.”)
Ross was in good company in her category: fellow nominees included “Veep’s” Julia Louis-Dreyfus, four-time winner Sarah Jessica Parker, newcomer Issa Rae (of HBO’s “Insecure”), plus Rachel Bloom and Gina Rodriguez, who have both won Golden Globes for their roles on their respective CW shows, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and “Jane the Virgin.”