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In just a few hours, some of Hollywood’s best and brightest will come together to celebrate the 68th Annual Primetime Emmys. Saluting the most impressive and innovative television shows of the year, the Emmys is must-watch viewing for any pop culture fan. And with the diverse array of talent that is nominated, we’re excited to see the outcome of who will walk away with awards for their talented contributions.

So without further adieu, MadameNoire gives you a handy guide to the accomplished black actors and actresses that will be vying for a trophy Sunday night.

Anthony Anderson

Category: Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy
Show: black-ish
Why We Love Him: Anthony Anderson has had quite the career, but we think black-ish marked something truly special among all of his film and television credits. Serving as both lead actor and executive producer, Anderson has created a show that gives a honest look at the struggles and triumphs of black families today through a distinctive, unique and authentic lens. And it’s utterly hilarious.

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