Donald Glover Becomes First Black Person to Win Best Directing for a Comedy Series At The Emmys

Donald Glover, creator and star of Atlanta, won the award for Best Directing for a Comedy Series at Emmys on Sunday night.

The win makes him the first Black person to receive an award in that category.

This really beyonds to Hiro Murai,” Donald said, thanking his co-director. “He taught me everything about directing. He had the eye for this show and he’s just amazing. I really want to give this to Hiro and just say ‘I love you and thank you for being my best friend.'”

Donald made his directorial debut on the sixth episode of Atlanta and also directed the seventh episode.


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