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Angela Basset Brings More Attention To Diversity Issues At The 2016 Oscars With A Hysterical Jab At Black History Month!

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And the laughs keep on comin'!

At the 2016 Oscars on Sunday, the Academy paid tribute to Black History Month in a very inneresting way.

Naturally, the moment was particularly poignant considering the #OscarsSoWhite movement and the tons of jokes made about diversity so far. You just know Chris Rock couldn't let this opportunity pass him by!

Related: … Stacey Dash Was At The Oscars??!

To break it down, the talented and lovely Angela Bassett opened the bit with a very serious chat about Black History Month as well as a tribute to a very talented celebrity…

While attendees may have had a few ideas as to who Angela was talking about, let's just say the joke ended in a very surprising and funny way — we don't think anyone saw this coming!

Let us know what you thought of the bit in the comments!

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