- Mel Robbins: This year's Emmys were more diverse, but the entertainment industry still has a long way to go
- Diverse talent is out there, and so are the viewers, she says
Mel Robbins is a CNN commentator, legal analyst, best-selling author and keynote speaker. She is a contributing editor for Success magazine. In 2014, she was named outstanding news talk-radio host by the Gracie Awards. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Last year, Viola Davis made history at the 2015 Emmys when she became the first African American woman to win best actress in a drama for her role in "How To Get Away With Murder."