by Kim Renfro via https://www.insider.com/
- The creator, writer, and star of HBO’s “I May Destroy You,” Michael Coel, just made history.
- She won her first Emmy on Sunday night for best writing in a limited series or anthology.
- Coel is the first-ever Black woman to win this writing award at the Emmys.
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Sunday night’s 73rd Annual Emmy Awards brought a few new records, including the first-ever win by a Black woman for best writing in a limited series or anthology. Michaela Coel, the writer and star of HBO’s 2020 series “I May Destroy You,” won the Emmy. The win also marked Coel’s first-ever Emmy.
Coel was one of the few Black creatives to win an Emmy on Sunday night as NBC News noted that the winners in all 12 acting categories this year were white.
The actress was nominated in the limited series writing category alongside…