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Chris Rock's Oscars Monologue Showed No Mercy To Hollywood — And Was Still Hilarious

Feb. 28, 2016

With #OscarsSoWhite and an African-American host who has a strong history of outspoken commentary regarding race relations, the buildup surrounding the Academy Awards this year was palpable for reasons far beyond film.

Turns out, Chris Rock’s hard-hitting-yet-grab-your-sides-from-laughing-so-hard monologue was just what the night needed to take some of the tension out of the air while still addressing the problems with diversity that have become so pertinent to the discussion.

 

 

 

 

The Internet applauds you, Mr. Rock.