Mahershala Ali may have won the Best Supporting Actor SAG Award for Moonlight, but he could also have earned it for his 2016 performances in Hidden Figures. Or Kicks. Or for this speech.
And he used his time to talk about persecution, and to tell the story of coming out as a Muslim to his minister mother.
His words were soft but VERY powerful. And he used them to move the room, and we hope everyone watching.
Ch-ch-check out his full speech (above)!