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Red carpet

Look for these ACLU, Planned Parenthood and GLAAD pins on tonight's Oscar red carpet

 (Richard Shotwell / Associated Press, left; Jean-Baptiste Lacroix / AFP Getty Images, right)
(Richard Shotwell / Associated Press, left; Jean-Baptiste Lacroix / AFP Getty Images, right)

Political statements message were out in force on the red carpet and beyond at 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica in Santa Monica, from the likes of  "American Honey" actress Sasha Lane, who had a "Black Lives Matter" moment during arrivals and "Moonlight" writer-actor Tarell Alvin McCraney, whose pro-GLAAD lapel pin was visible backstage while he and director Barry Jenkins showed off their winning statues.

On Sunday morning, Brie Larson gave fair warning that it wouldn't let up: Political statements would be made on the Oscars red carpet.

Even before the political climate heated up, Hollywood was been vocal in a visual way when the opportunity arose. 

Fame and media attention intersect most intensely on the red carpet, be it at Sunday’s Academy Awards  or premieres or film festivals in any given year. That makes the carpet a great place for Hollywood celebrities to broadcast their message du jour.

Click below to check out some political statements made on Hollywood's awards and premieres red carpets in recent years. 

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