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Andra Day Becomes the Second Black Woman to Win Golden Globe for Best Actress Drama

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Andra Day Becomes the Second Black Woman to Win Golden Globe for Best Actress Drama

By Andra Day via https://variety.com/

Making Golden Globes history, Andra Day won the Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture drama, for her indelible performance in the Hulu film “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.” Day’s win underlines the Globes’ pitiable record with representation, as she’s only the second Black woman ever to win this award, after Whoopi Goldberg did 35 years ago for “The Color Purple.”

In a tearful acceptance speech surrounded by her family and friends, Day thanked “the amazing, transformative, dynamic Billie Holiday, who just just transformed me with this role and with her presence and with her spirit.”

This is Day’s first acting nomination and win at the Globes, and she’s the first…

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