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Watch Viola Davis’ passionate speech about equal opportunity in Hollywood

Viola Davis made history at the 2015 Emmy Awards when she was named Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama. Here's her passionate speech that detailed why she won the award: she was given a chance.

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