Alberto E. Rodriguez
The actress won her fifth Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role in Fences.
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In her acceptance speech, Davis thanked late playwright August Wilson for creating a story working class Black men and women, showing that our stories deserve to be told.
Davis recently made history as the first Black women with three Academy Award nominations after receiveing a nomination for Fences. She’s also the first Black woman to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
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