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Oscars 2017: All the news, drama, and politics from the 89th Academy Awards

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The annual awards ceremony honoring Hollywood's achievements will be held on February 26, 2017. Between the echoes of last year's diversity struggle over #OscarsSoWhite, and the political stances being taken by the winners at other major awards ceremonies, this year promises to be particularly contentious.Follow The Verge's coverage here for news, opinion, reports on the 89th Academy Awards ceremony as it's broadcast, and thoughts on the winners and losers.