Day: July 15, 2016

Senate Just Approved the New Librarian of Congress: She’s Black

Read about Carla Hayden at Mentalfloss.com.

Hayden is the both the first woman and the first African American to assume the title.

Carla Hayden, first woman and African American to be named U.S. Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden 

From the article:

“Part of what qualified her for the role in the eyes of the president, he said in a statement earlier this year, was her devotion “to modernizing libraries so that everyone can participate in today’s digital culture.”

☀Cate’s Emmy Nomination Picks

Outstanding Drama Series
Game of Thrones
Mr Robot

Outstanding Comedy Series
Master of None
Black-ish

Outstanding Limited Series
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Rami Malek, Mr Robot
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Mahershala Ali, House of Cards
Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex

Outstanding Actor in a Mini-series or Movie
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Idris Elba, Luther

Outstanding Actress in a Mini-series or Movie
Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Regina King, American Crime

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Allison Janney, Mom

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
Larry David, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory

Variety Talk Series
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding TV Movie
Luther
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Key & Peele
Portlandia

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
W Kamau Bell’s United Shades of America, CNN

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