Lupita’s 7th annual Essence Awards speech will forever melt the hearts of every listener. She applauded ‘Black beauty’ stating that “There is no shame in black beauty…beauty is not a thing that I could acquire or consume it is something that I just have to be” Lupita explained as she read a note to from a fan who was about to bleach her skin.
Nigerian prolific writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who is well known for her award winning books, Half Of A Yellow Sun and Americanah spoke about feminism, Americanah and her thoughts of the celebrated Lupita Nyong’o in a recent interview with Huffingtonpost.com.
“I love her. I think she is glorious I am so grateful that she exists” were the words Chimamanda used in describing the Kenyan beauty.
Watch more of the interview below: