Barry Jenkins, left, and Tarell Alvin McCraney accept the award for best adapted screenplay for "Moonlight" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The winners for best adapted screenplay sent a message to people who feel ostracized in American society that Hollywood will always have their back.

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCartney used their acceptance speeches to let people know that they, and the American Civil Liberties Union, will support them throughout President Trump’s time in office.

“All you people out there who feel like there’s no mirror for you, that your life is not reflected — the academy has your back, the ACLU has your back, we have your back,” Jenkins said. “And, for the next four years we will not leave you alone, we will not forget you.”

“This goes out to all those black and brown boys and girls and non-gender conforming who don’t see themselves,” McCartney added. “We’re trying to show you and us.”

Several Hollywood celebrities wore blue ribbons that support the ACLU on the red carpet before the show.

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