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Issa Rae and Daniel Kaluuya Got Snubbed at the Golden Globes and We're Over It

Black Twitter is not having it. But also, #Oprah2020.

Last night's Golden Globes were a rather eventful occasion that saw Hollywood's biggest names gather in Beverly Hills celebrate achievements in film and television.

While we were all rooting for Issa Rae and Daniel Kaluuya to win in their respective categories—not only because we "root for everybody black," but also because they were undeniably deserving—neither of our favorites took home awards.

It seems that most folks on the internet shared in our disappointment in the fact that black talent was once again snubbed. But sadly, no one was really surprised by this. It's the same story every year.

Issa did, however, win the red carpet.


But as always, black excellence still pushes through. Sterling K. Brown take home an award for Best Actor in a TV series for his role in This Is Us, and Aunty Oprah became the first black women to earn the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. Her profound speech was the highlight of the show, and all anyone really cared to talk about. We are now all in agreement that Oprah Winfrey must be the next president of the United States. #Oprah2020

Watch Oprah's unforgettable speech below.

The other big talk of the night was the collective fashion statement made by those in attendance. Following the sexual assault crisis that has rocked Hollywood for the past several months, many of its biggest names showed up to the awards to declare that "time's up" on decades-long sexual misconduct in the industry by wearing all black as an "act of solidarity" with victims.

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Former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja Has Died

Niger's former President Mamadou Tandja has reportedly passed away at age 82. The Nigerien government has announced a three-day national mourning period.

ABC News reports that former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja reportedly passed away this past Tuesday. The exact cause of death is unclear but reports indicate that the 82-year-old had been battling age-related illnesses for several years. The former head-of-state succumbed to his illness(s) in a hospital in Niamey, Niger. According to VoA, the Nigerien government officially called for the nation to enter into a three-day mourning period.

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