Tracee Ellis Ross Gave the Golden Globes Speech We All Needed to Hear

"This is for all of the women, women of color, and colorful people."

Whether Donald Trump likes it or not (hint: he doesn't), celebrities have a platform—and the more they use their platform to expand visibility, and represent the unique and often-marginalized voices around our country, the better. Which is a long-winded way of saying Tracee Ellis Ross killed it while accepting the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy, delivering a speech that resonates far beyond Hollywood.

"Oh my goodness, thank you Hollywood Foreign Press Association, thank you. It's my first time here, guys. It's a nice room, I like it. This is for all of the women, women of color, and colorful people—whose stories, ideas, thoughts, are not always considered worthy, and valid, and important. But I want you to know that I see you. We see you. It is an honor to be on this show, Black-ish. To continue expanding the way we are seen and known, and to show the magic, and the beauty, and the sameness of a stories and stories that are outside where the industry usually looks."

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Thank goodness for women like Tracee. 💥

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