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The Luminaries

Lena Waithe


This LGBTQ rising star was best known for lending her writing and acting chops to the Netflix series Master of None. When Waithe took home the Emmy for best writing for a comedy series for co-writing the "Thanksgiving" episode of the hit show, she became the first Black woman to do so. In turn, becoming ever better known! She's one to look out for!

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