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Please watch Jesse Williams’ BET Awards speech


"Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams received the BET Humanitarian Award Sunday and gave a powerful acceptance speech.

Williams spoke about racism, social justice, and Black Lives Matter.

Here's the full speech:

And here are some reactions:

Though, of course, not everyone agrees:

And then Justin Timberlake drew ire for commenting:

Timberlake apologized with the following statement:

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Please watch Jesse Williams’ BET Awards speech

Dana Brown

Dana is a freelance writer from Florida, the state that winter forgot. She likes video games, cats, fantasy novels, and complaining about the weather. Follow her on Twitter for intermittent whining about the First Amendment.

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