The week before her Oscar win, Lupita read an excerpt from a young girl's fan letter at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon. This is just one of the many reason's we're thrilled about her win. It might be possible to be something you can't see, but girls of color just got a new real life role model. The women of the future thank you, Lupita, for expanding the palette with your work and your power.
Lupita Nyong'o on Black Beauty