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The 69th annual Emmy Awards took place on Sunday night (Sept. 17), broadcasting live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. It was a magical night for Donald Glover, who the award for Best Directing for a Comedy Series, for his critically-acclaimed FX television series Atlanta. “This really beyonds to Hiro Murai,” said, thanking his co-director Hiro Murai. “He taught me everything about directing. He had the eye for this show and he’s just amazing. I really want to give this to Hiro and just say ‘I love you and thank you for being my best friend.'”

It was a historic moment as Donald Glover was the first black person to win an award in that category. The victories didn’t stop there, as the actor/director/musician also scored an Emmy for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy. “I want to thank Trump for making Black people number one on the most oppressed list,” Glover said the 33-year-old during his acceptance speech, thanking President Trump. “He’s the reason I’m probably up here.” Donald also became the first black male to win an Emmy for lead actor in 32 years.

The career moment comes eight months after Glover won 2 Golden Globes back in January.

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Previously: Donald Glover & Atlanta Series Win Big at 2017 Golden Globes