Chadwick Boseman won the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama award at Sunday’s Golden Globes for his performance int he Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. His wife, Taylor Simone Ledward-Boseman, accepted the award for the alte actor in a tearful speech.

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“He would thank God. He would thank his parents. He would thank his ancestors for their guidance and their sacrifices,” Ledward-Boseman said. “He would say something beautiful, something inspiring, something that would amplify that little voice inside of all of us that tells you, ‘You can,’ that tells you to keep going, that calls you back to what you are meant to be doing at this moment in history.”

You can hear the full acceptance speech below.