What Awkwafina and Ramy Youssef’s Golden Globes 2020 Wins Mean for POC
/ June 4, 2020
On Sunday, Jan. 5, history was made at Golden Globes 2020. Awkwafina became the first person of Asian descent to win Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) for her performance in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell. The film, about a 20-something struggling artist who ventures to China ahead of her impending grandmother’s death, was lauded for its strikingly honest perspective on identity and traditions.