The underrepresentation of minorities on television is still a big problem, but there's hope.
Tracee Ellis Ross was nominated for a 2016 Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.
Ross was nominated for her role as Rainbow Johnson in "Black-ish," an ABC sitcom about a self-aware and non-stereotypical black family. Ross' character — the matriarch of the family — is half white.
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