Here’s Every Black Actor Nominated For An Emmy Award In 2020 – Essence

Thanks to COVID-19, comedian Leslie Jones hosted the nominations from an empty set. During what felt like a monologue, the actress shared that the Academy flew her in on a private plane to ensure her safety. Laverne Cox, who also nabbed an Emmy nod this year, helped announce the 2020 nominations along with Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany. (

This year, a record number of Black actors have received an Emmy nomination. Let’s take a look at that list:

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