7 Blackest Moments From The Oscars

by TV One Staff

February 27, 2017

If you were to compare last year’s Oscars to this year’s Oscars you would have to come up with a new hashtag: #OscarsSoBlack

And yes, the host was WAYYY better last year, but this year victory was ours.

Here are seven of the BLACKEST ✊? moments from the 89th Academy Awards:

1. MAHERSHALA ALI WINS THE FIRST AWARD OF THE NIGHT: We were off to a great start.

#PressPlay #MahershalaAli accepts his #Oscar for moonlight. ?? Was he your winning choice?

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2. THE ‘HIDDEN FIGURES’ BLACK HISTORY MOMENT: It’s still February. Salute to Katherine Johnson!


3. VIOLA DAVIS’ WINNING SPEECH FOR ‘FENCES’: Had us like ?. She now has an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony.


4. BLACK TWITTER GETS ON HALLE BERRY’S WIG: Somebody’s grandmother is looking for her good wig right now…


5. CHRISSY TEIGEN FALLS ASLEEP: Chrissy was “red ta go.”


6. DENZEL WASHINGTON LOOKING “OVER IT” ALL NIGHT: After losing to Casey Affleck, Denzel was also “red ta go.”


7. ‘MOONLIGHT’ WINS AFTER THE BIGGEST AWARD SHOW MESS-UP IN HISTORY: Can’t blame Steve Harvey for this one! We are obsessed with this film and glad to see this all-Black cast shine in their moment.


BONUS! #GARYFROMCHICAGO: He was all of our uncles last night.

TELL US: What was your favorite moment from the Oscars?