Written by BET Staff
Chadwick Boseman posthumously won the Golden Globe award in the Best Actor (Drama) category for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and his wife Taylor Simone Ledward gave a moving confirmation speech on his behalf that was as unforgettable as the late actor’s legacy.
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Visibly sentimental and fighting back tears from the moment Boseman’s name was called, Ledward channeled her husband’s words in her speech. “He would thank God, he would thank his parents, he would thank the ancestors for their guidance and sacrifices,” she said. “He would say something gorgeous… Something that would amplify that little voice inside of all of us that tells you to keep going, that calls you back to what you are meant to be doing at this moment in history.”
Watch Ledward’s full speech below:
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