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Here Are the Winners of the Unapologetic and Historic 69th Emmy Awards

Donald Glover became the first black person to win the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Emmy, and Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Emmy.

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The 69th Emmy Awards have certainly come a long way from the Dark Ages — when Modern Family would sweep every category.

The night was huge for streaming services, Netflix’s Stranger Things boasted the most nominations, and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale ended the night the show’s biggest winner.

But The Handmaid's Tale, based on Margaret Atwood's novel which details America becoming a theocracy and women becoming property, taking home Outstanding Drama Series was far from the only nod to America’s turbulent political atmosphere.

From host Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue it was clear that no one would be dancing around President Trump and his administration. This includes two of the historic winners of the night: Donald Glover and Lena Waithe.

Glover, who also won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, became the first black person to win Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his show Atlanta.

He gave a special shout out to Trump, “I want to thank Trump for making black people No. 1 on the most oppressed list. He’s probably the only reason I’m up here.”

Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win an Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Emmy for penning the "Thanksgiving" episode of Master of None. With show creator Aziz Ansari by her side, Waithe said in her acceptance speech, “Last but certainly not least, my LGBQTIA family. I see each and every one of you… Everybody out there that showed us so much love for this episode, thank you for embracing a little Indian boy from South Carolina and a little queer black girl from the South Side of Chicago.”

And despite the MERRY JANE produced Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party not taking home a win for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (that went to Rupaul Charles for RuPaul's Drag Race), we're not salty -- here's a list of the winners of the 69th Emmy Awards.

Outstanding Drama Series

The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Outstanding Limited Series

Big Little Lies

Outstanding Television Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Outstanding Comedy Series

Veep

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live - “Host: Jimmy Fallon”

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series

Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror: San Junipero

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Reed Morano, The Handmaid’s Tale - “Offred”

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

The Voice

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Master of None - “Thanksgiving”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or  Dramatic Special

Jean-Marc Vallée, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Writing for a  Drama Series

Bruce Miller, The Handmaid’s Tale - “Offred”

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Donald Glover, Atlanta - “B.A.N.”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Laura Dern, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

John Lithgow, The Crown