Emmys: Debbie Allen Encourages Youth to “Claim Your Voice” During Emmy Awards Speech

Emmys: Debbie Allen Encourages Youth to “Claim Your Voice” During Emmy Awards Speech
Debbie Allen received the Television Academy’s 2021 Governors Award at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday.

The celebrated dancer, choreographer, actress, writer, producer and director was chosen by the Television Academy’s board of governors for her TV achievements and her commitment to inspire and engage marginalized youth through dance, theater arts and mentorship.

Ahead of Allen’s acceptance speech, Ava DuVernay, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ellen Pompeo and Michael Douglas introduced her with an ode to her Fame role as Lydia Grant, reciting her famous “You want fame” line. Allen then took to the stage in a dazzling red gown, thanking the ...
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