Topic: Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll congratulated Kerry Washington on her Emmy nomination. Diahann Carroll was the first African-American Emmy nominee in 1963.
The Emmys ceremony included many upsets, including 'The Newsroom' actor Jeff Daniels taking home the Best Actor in a Drama prize. The Emmys were hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris.
'Sing Your Song' shows the energy and optimism Harry Belafonte gave to civil rights work – around the world.