Black Twitter flourished during Sunday night’s Academy Awards.
Through the good (”Moonlight” winning Best Picture after all), the bad (People magazine editor-in-chief Jess Cagle infuriatingly saying “Hidden Fences”) and the ugly (Denzel Washington losing to Casey Affleck), Black Twitter responded appropriately and hilariously at every turn.
Social media users had a lot to say about these moments and more throughout the night. So we highlighted a few that stood out. Take a look at some of the best tweets from some of the most memorable moments at the Oscars.
When Jess Cagle said “Hidden Fences” 🙄:
When Halle Berry’s wig hit the red carpet:
When Mahershala Ali won his first Oscar:
When the cast of “Hidden Figures” brought NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson on stage:
When Viola Davis won her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress:
When Gary from Chicago stole the show:
When Denzel Washington robbed of the Best Actor award:
When “Moonlight” loss then won the award for Best Picture:
And the overall blackness that took place Sunday night: