Quinta Brunson, Jimmy Kimmel, and the White Compulsion to Ruin Moments for Black People

Quinta Brunson accepting her Emmy. From Emmys.com. Courtesy of Television Academy.

Last night, Quinta Brunson won her first Emmy for the show she created, writes for, produces, and stars in Abbot Elementary. In fact, Brunson was nominated for three Emmys, the most ever for a Black woman in comedy. Abbot Elementary won two Emmys last night — out of seven nominations. Costar Sheryl Lee Ralph became only the second Black woman…



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