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Sterling K. Brown Just Made Golden Globes History

And they even let him finish his speech this time.

Posted on January 7, 2018, at 8:50 p.m. ET

Sterling K. Brown just became the first male black actor to win a Golden Globe for Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama.

The actor won for his performance on NBC's hit drama This Is Us.
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The actor won for his performance on NBC's hit drama This Is Us.

In his speech, Brown noted what he appreciates most about his role on This Is Us: "I'm being seen for who I am and appreciated for who I am, and it makes it that much more difficult to dismiss me or anyone who looks like me."

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Brown has been on a winning streak for This Is Us: The actor also took home an Emmy and an NAACP Image Award for his role as Randall Pearson.

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And Brown's sterling (not sorry) résumé keeps expanding. He has multiple upcoming projects, including his role in the highly anticipated Black Panther film.

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And I mean honestly, can you think of anyone more deserving?

Watch Brown's full acceptance speech below.

We could relive this moment over and over. #ThisIsUs #GoldenGlobes

"Oprah" is how all speeches should begin.

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