Like many other Americans, “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross was moved by the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.
“It’s really moving. Like, truly moving,” she said of seeing Clinton becoming the first ever female presidential nominee of a major political partying the U.S.
“We’re a little behind the times here in the states. Get it together, America,” she added.
Ross also praised Clinton’s speech via satellite from New York on Wednesday, in which the Democratic nominee made a point to say to young girls that even though she’s the first woman nominee — she won’t be the last.
“I love the way Mrs. Obama sort of framed the context the night before,” the actress added. “It seemed to offer the appropriate weight to the moment … To have Mrs. Obama on that stage use the words that she used, really made it a real visceral experience the next night when that roll call went through.”
“Change is something,” Ross said. “There will never be another first, and I’m grateful to be a part of this moment. I’m with her.”