Donald Glover Becomes First African-American To Win The Emmy Award For Comedy Directing

The actor/rapper also earned another trophy for his popular FX sitcom 'Atlanta'.

(AllHipHop News) Donald Glover collected two 2017 Emmy Awards for his FX series Atlanta. The actor/rapper made history by becoming the first African-American to win for directing a comedy television show.

The "B.A.N." episode of Atlanta earned Glover the award for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series. The entertainer also known as Childish Gambino took home the trophy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series as well.

This was the first time a person of color won the Lead Acting Emmy since Robert Guillaume (Benson) in 1985. Other actors in the category this year included Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Aziz Ansari (Master of None), Zach Galifianakis (Baskets), William H. Macy (Shameless), and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent).

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