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Celebrity Style Statements For Racial Justice at the Emmys

"Say Her Name" — Celebrities Who Used Their Emmys Outfits to Advocate For Racial Justice

Uzo Aduba's Breonna Taylor Shirt at the 2020 Emmys

On Sunday, Sept. 20, multiple celebrities showed their support for the racial justice movement at the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards, both in their acceptance speeches and in the outfits they chose to wear on screen. Celebrities like Regina King and Uzo Aduba wore shirts honouring the memory of Breonna Taylor, and actors like Sterling K. Brown and Sandra Oh put their own empowering twist on their awards night outfits. Watchmen writer Damon Lindelof also made a powerful statement with his "Remember Tulsa '21" t-shirt, which references the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a racist attack on Black residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma by mobs of white residents.

During the show, celebrities also pointed out their disinclination to celebrate during such a period of such great social and political unrest in the US and urged viewers to vote in the upcoming presidential election. See their outfits inspired by the fight for racial justice here, and find out what you can do to support the protest for racial equality at home.

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