Jesse Williams’s BET Speech Put Him In New Spotlight – [VIDEO]

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams says his powerful speech at Sunday’s 2016 BET Awards was about letting people know they aren’t alone.

“Words are only as good as the response to those words,” he tells PEOPLE. “But I’d like to think that I give people a sense that they are not alone.”Williams delivered a stirring speech that took on racial issues, social justice and cultural appropriation – with his words earning him thunderous applause.

Watch it here…