Every actor to win for a a role
in a musical was a person of color in Sunday’s historic awards
"Hamilton” helped make
history at the 2016 Tony Awards, as for the first time ever, actors of color
won across all four acting categories in musical categories.
Best Musical winner also took home trophies for three of its actors, Leslie
Odom, Jr., Daveed Diggs and Renée Elise Goldsberry, with "The Color Purple”
actress Cynthia Erivo rounding out the quartet of black actors taking home the
night’s top awards.