Spike Lee wins best adapted screenplay Oscar for 'BlacKkKlansman'

“The date, the 24th. The month, February, which also happens to be the shortest month of the year. Which also happens to be black history month. The year, 2019. The year, 1619. History, herstory. 1619, 2019. 400 years, our ancestors were stolen from Africa and enslaved. They worked the land from morning to night,” Lee said from the stage.

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