Here Are the 10 Incredible Black Actresses Nominated for Acting Emmys

This year's Emmy awards have already been touted as the most diverse ever. 25 non-white actors were nominated in the acting categories. That's up from 22 in 2016.  This increase comes as no surprise to those of us who've been delighted by the breadth of roles for Black and brown actors series like Orange is the New BlackInsecure, Master or None and Atlanta.

Here are the Black women nominated for Emmys.
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 
Viola Davis - How to Get Away With Murder 
Claire Foy - The Crown
Elisabeth Moss - The Handmaid's Tale
Keri Russell - The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood- Westworld
Robin Wright - House of Cards

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series 
Ann Dowd -The Handmaid's Tale
Samira Wiley - The Handmaid's Tale 
Uzo Aduba - Orange Is The New Black 
Millie Bobby Brown - Stranger Things
Chrissy Metz - This Is Us
Thandie Newton - Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 
Pamela Adlon - Better Things
Jane Fonda - Grace and Frankie
Allison Janney - Mom
Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
Tracee Ellis Ross - Black-ish 
Lily Tomlin - Grace and Frankie
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series 
Vanessa Bayer - Saturday Night Live
Leslie Jones - Saturday Night Live 
Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live
Kathryn Hahn - Transparent
Judith Light - Transparent
Anna Chlumsky - Veep

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series 
Wanda Sykes - Black-ish
Carrie Fisher - Catastrophe
Becky Ann Baker - Girls
Angela Bassett - Master of None 
Kristen Wiig - Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy - Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
Alison Wright - The Americans
Alexis Bledel - The Handmaid's Tale
Cicely Tyson - How To Get Away With Murder
Ann Dowd - The Leftovers
Laverne Cox - Orange Is The New Black
Shannon Purser - Stranger Things

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Judy Davis - Feud: Bette and Joan
Laura Dern - Big Little Lies
Jackie Hoffman - Feud: Bette and Joan
Regina King - American Crime
Michelle Pfeiffer - The Wizard of Lies
Shailene Woodley - Big Little Lies