Watch Beyoncé Accept Grammy for Urban Contemporary Category With Political Speech

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Beyonce accepts the award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for 'Lemonade,' onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tonight, Beyoncé accepted a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album for last year’s Lemonade. Upon accepting, she read a politically charged speech from a gold-plated card, in which she spoke about the importance of visible representation in cultural institutions like the Super Bowl and the White House, and urged the country to “learn from our mistakes.” Watch her speech below.

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