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Michaela Coel shares moving speech as she makes history with Emmy win for I May Destroy You

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Michaela Coel shared an inspirational speech as she picked up a gong at the Emmy Awards overnight.The 33 year old made history as she became the first black woman to win an Emmy award for Limited Series Writing.

Michaela created, wrote and starred in series I May Destroy You, which follows a young writer, played by Michaela, struggling with questions of identity and consent after she was raped.

Actress Michaela also acted as executive producer for the series, which is loosely based on her own experiences. Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter.

You can sign up at the top of the page. And as she picked up the Emmy award during the glittering ceremony, Michaela made a moving.

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