But it will take more than one powerful Oscars monologue to make the change that is actually necessary.

The elephant in the room was addressed. The Chris Rock Oscars 2016 monologue that opened the Academy Awards last night really hit hard on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy with comedy and commentary. RELATED: Chris Rock Addresses Diversity Controversy During Oscars Monologue.

With Chris Rock firing the shots, it was nearly poached.