"Let's all mobilize. Let's all be on the right side of history", Lee said.
The script beat out fellow nominees The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, If Beale Street Could Talk, A Star Is Born and Can You Ever Forgive Me? . Make the moral choice between love and hate. New York Times reporter Kyle Buchanan tweeted that Lee yelled, "Do not turn that motherf-ing clock on!"
Wearing a necklace that paid tribute to his friend Prince, and the distinctive rings worn by Radio Raheem in his film Do The Right Thing, Lee began his speech with a fiery instruction.More news: CONFIRMED Manchester United and Liverpool Lineups: No Martial, Milner Starts
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The crime drama is set in 1970s Colorado Springs, and follows the first African-American detective in the city's police department as he sets out to infiltrate and expose the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Lee received the award from Samuel L. Jackson, who has appeared in Lee's film.
The film was also nominated for Best Original Score for Terence Blanchard; Best Director for Lee; Best Supporting Actor for Driver; Best Film Editing for Barry Alexander Brown; and Best Picture.