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Zendaya makes history as Best Black Actress in the US with second Emmy Award win at 26

The 26-year-old American actress, made history by becoming the best black actress in the US after winning her second Emmy Award.

Zendaya’s win made her the youngest actress to receive the award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She previously won an Emmy in 2020 for her role as Rue Bennett in “Euphoria,” which aired on HBO.

Her win has been celebrated by fans and fellow actors alike, who have praised her talent and hard work. Many have also noted the significance of her win as a black actress, highlighting the ongoing need for diversity and representation in the entertainment industry.

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I am incredibly grafeful

Zendaya’s career began at a young age when she appeared in Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up”. She has since appeared in various films and TV series. She received critical acclaim for her work in “Euphoria,” where she played a teenager struggling with addiction and mental health issues.

The actress expressed her gratitude for the award in a statement. She said,

“I’m incredibly grateful for this moment and for this award. I want to thank the Television Academy, my family, friends, and everyone who has supported me throughout my journey.”

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Pastor Adeboye’s Wife Bags International Award from the UN

In other news, Foluke Adeboye, the wife of Pastor Adeboye, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), got a United Nations award for global peace.

On Wednesday, Pastor Adeboye shared a photo of the prize on his official Facebook page to make the announcement.

He wrote: 

“My wife @pastorfoluadeboye has been awarded the Woman of Distinction award as an outstanding global peace ambassador for change by the United Nations Global Women Foundation. @unitednations. Glory be to Jesus, Let somebody shout hallelujah!”