30 Tweets From Black Twitter That Made The Oscars More 'Moon Lit' Than Ever

Closing out Black History Month the right way.

Black Twitter flourished during Sunday night’s Academy Awards.

Through the good (”Moonlight” winning Best Picture after all), the bad (People magazine editor-in-chief Jess Cagle infuriatingly saying “Hidden Fences”) and the ugly (Denzel Washington losing to Casey Affleck), Black Twitter responded appropriately and hilariously at every turn.

Social media users had a lot to say about these moments and more throughout the night. So we highlighted a few that stood out. Take a look at some of the best tweets from some of the most memorable moments at the Oscars. 

When Jess Cagle said “Hidden Fences” 🙄:

 When Halle Berry’s wig hit the red carpet: 

 When Mahershala Ali won his first Oscar:

When the cast of “Hidden Figures” brought NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson on stage:

When Viola Davis won her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress:

When Gary from Chicago stole the show: 

When Denzel Washington  robbed of the Best Actor award: 



When “Moonlight” loss then won the award for Best Picture:

And the overall blackness that took place Sunday night:



Oscars 2017 Ceremony