Director Kathryn Bigelow’s victory speech for Sunday’s NAACP Image Awards was about more than just a movie.

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“I am so grateful to the NAACP for recognizing ‘Detroit’ as this year’s Outstanding Independent Motion Picture,” said Bigelow in a statement on Monday. “The film tells the story of events which took place at Detroit’s Algiers Motel in 1967 as civil unrest erupted in many of our great American cities. ”

Continuing, “The endemic racism, social inequality, and abuse of power which precipitated this tragedy persist today as real threats to our freedom and the integrity of our social fabric.”

Bigleow, 66, then targeted U.S. President Donald Trump: “Given the racist and xenophobic views emanating from The White House this week, largely unchallenged in the halls of power, we must remain vigilant and uncompromising in demanding our leaders reflect our highest ideals as an inclusive democracy.”

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It was previously reported Trump said, “Why are we having all these people from s**thole countries come here?” when discussing immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries.