Top 8 Oscars 2015 Moments | New Pittsburgh Courier

February 23, 2015 9:12 PM

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Top 8 Oscars 2015 Moments | New Pittsburgh Courier

The 87th Academy Awards — though many took umbrage to the fact that people of color were few and far between among the nominees — were not too shabby last night, with a few folks making their personal moments political on the world stage. There were more than enough tears to go around, as some got downright emotional during the event.

Harlem resident and host Neil Patrick Harris seemed to try to make light of the lack of diversity from the rip, with his first lines — “Tonight we honor Hollywood’s best and Whitest — I mean brightest,” to polite laughter. Also, after introducing David Oyelowo with a little joke about British accent...

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