Actor Jesse Williams chose truth over falsehood as he gave a fiery and moving acceptance speech at last night’s 2016 BET Awards. The 34-year-old activist and 2016 BET Humanitarian Award recipient spoke on issues such as racism and cultural appropriation that had the audience on their feet. Listen to the speech below.

@JesseWilliams | @BET

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