Jackée Harry was simply one of many individuals who celebrated Sheryl Lee Ralph’s first-ever Emmy win on Monday.
But the “227” star added a little bit of context about Ralph, who gained for her position on the comedy collection “Abbott Elementary,” which made it much more celebratory.
Harry tweeted a photo of herself with the Emmy she won in 1987.
“Winning my Emmy was a profession spotlight, however, it was additionally a lonely expertise,” Harry wrote. “For 35 years I’ve been the one black lady to win Outstanding Supporting Actresses in a Comedy Series. But that each one modification tonight… and it’s come full circle! #Emmys.”
She went on to tweet that the community initially needed Ralph for the position of Sandra on “227,” which gained Harry her Emmy.
“Now, Sheryl joins me because the 2nd black lady in this class and deservedly so!” Harry tweeted. “I’m so excited for her #Emmys to win!”
Harry added that Ralph has “had an exceptional profession AND she’s one of many nicest individuals in Hollywood.”
“Barbara Howard on #AbbottElementary is one other fabulous character we’ve been lucky to observe her breathe life into,” Harry tweeted. “Congrats, Sheryl & welcome to the membership! #Emmys #BlackGirlsRock”
Harry additionally shared the identical message on her verified Instagram account.