Connect with us

Hidden Figures star Taraji P. Henson delivered a powerful acceptance speech on Sunday night after picking up an award for Best Fight Against the System.

“If it were not for those women, we wouldn’t be in space and not only that, the message of this movie is togetherness,” she said while accepting the award on behalf of her costars. “Like I hate the separatism: man vs. woman, black vs. white, gay vs. straight.”

Henson, who turned heads in a stunning, long-sleeved rose gold Emilio Pucci gown, continued, “Whatever. We are all humans, right? God is very clever. He made us all different for a reason. So we better figure it out. I love you.”

What made the moment extra special was the surprise cameo by Maxine Waters, who presented the award alongside black-ish star, Tracee Ellis Ross.

The pair stood with such grace and dignity while discussing creating change on such a large platform. “Artists, actors, singers and citizens have a unique opportunity, the ability to speak out and inspire change,” Waters said.

Speaking of the category’s nominees including Loving, Get Out, Luke Cage and Mr. Robot, Maxine said, “Each of these stories pushes back against the bullies and uses their platforms to inspire us all.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

NEWS

White Cheerleaders Scream “F*ck N*ggers” In Viral Video — But Why Officials Might Be Defending The Girls

Published

on

A video has gone viral of a group of white high school students screaming what appears to be “f*ck ni**ers,” but is there more to the disgusting clip?

The horrendous visual, which went viral earlier this week, shows three girls from Weber High School in Utah yelling the offensive phrase at the top of their lungs.

“We are shocked by the conduct of these students and the contents of the video,” Weber School District said in a statement of the 10 second video. “School officials have started an investigation and the matter is being taken very seriously.”

They added, “We are trying to determine when the video was made, where it was filmed, why the students would engage in such conduct, and how the clip ended up on social media.”

While folks around the nation are disgusted by the disturbing occurrence, some school officials might be defending the group of perceived racists teens.

The district confirmed that an IT guy is looking into the video to see if there was an original video that was put into an app to make a phrase play backwards.

So what could the girls possibly been saying? “Surgeon cuff.” Ummmm, because there’s nothing like yelling “surgeon cuff” in the middle of the day.

After watching the video: Do you think the girls are outright yelling “f*ck n*ggers?”

Continue Reading

Trending

%d bloggers like this: