My Favorite Moments From The 2018 Golden Globes

Although Get Out was shut out, Issa Rae did not win there were many great moments at the Golden Globes. From style stand-outs to moving speeches, here are the moments that made the night.

Oprah’s Speech

The icon herself, Oprah Winfrey accepted her Cecil B. DeMille Award (as the first black women to do so) with a level of powerful elegance only she can deliver. She used her moment to encourage, inspire, uplift and affirm.

 

Viola Davis Is Hair Goals 

PHOTO VIA  CNN

PHOTO VIA CNN

Viola Davis stuns wearing a chic black gown rocking a natural hair-do. The star of How To Get Away With Murder hit the Golden Globes wearing all black in solidarity with #TimesUp yet her subtle glam makeup and flowing afro stole the show.  

Sterling K. Brown’s Speech

This role was written specifically for a Black man. So I am being seen for who I am and I am being appreciated for who I am. And it makes it that much more difficult to dismiss me or dismiss anyone who looks like me
— STERLING K BROWN, GOLDEN GLOBES 2018

After becoming the first black actor to win the Golden Globe for Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama, he Sterling K. Brown delivered an impassioned speech. Brown also made history as the first black actor to win two Golden Globe’s in a row.

Natalie Portman’s ‘call out’ of sexism in Hollywood

 

Many used the Golden Globes as a platform to discuss the Hollywood tradition of sexual abuse and intimidation, gender inequalities and perverse behaviors. Natalie Portman used her moment at the Golden Globes by specifying she was announcing a winner for best director from an all male pool of nominees.

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season

Although it technically was not a part of the Golden Globes, a commercial during the award show aired showing a preview for hit TV show Atlanta. Atlanta season two is set to debut on FX, March 1st 2018!  The trailer for the anticipated season aired during the Golden Globes.  

#RecyTaylor

Oprah took the time to relay the story of Recy Taylor during her previously mentioned speech. Recy Taylor, who recently passed, was brutally raped and assaulted by a group of white men, a precursor to the Civil Right’s movement. This story, told on the Golden Globes stage being watched by millions, is important.

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Flawless All-Black Ensemble

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IMAGE VIA VANITY FAIR 

Ross, an advocate for equality in Hollywood and cosigner of the #TimesUp movement arrived to the award show in all black. Tracee Ellis Ross appeared on the red carpet wearing an chic gown and matching head wrap.