In perhaps the most shocking Oscars moment in the award show’s history, Moonlight was renamed “Best Picture” after the title was mistakenly given to another Academy Award frontrunner (sorry, La La Land).
There was confusion. There were jokes. There was a lot of people trying to figure out what exactly had gone wrong and who we ought to blame. As the world dissected La La Land‘s cast and crew reactions, no one seemed to realize the biggest shame of all: a movie about Black manhood (and with an all-Black cast at that) had just taken the biggest prize of the night, but no one really cared anymore.
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