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."

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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 (opens in new tab) for Best Actress in a Comedy, delivering a speech that resonates far beyond Hollywood.

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Thank goodness for women like Tracee. 💥

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.