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Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is on a mission, and has been on a mission even before she became a household name thanks to her role as Patsey in ’12 Years […]

October 23, 2017 ×
The 2018 Pirelli Calendar Focuses On Race & Pushing Boundaries With An All-Black Cast

The 2018 Pirelli Calendar Focuses On Race & Pushing Boundaries With An All-Black Cast

Over the past few years we have written articles about the iconic Pirelli calendar, and the way it has pivoted away from its typical imagery – supermodels or a certain […]

August 9, 2017 ×
A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

Alicia Keys must be stoked! Ever since she started her awesome no makeup movement in 2016, it has heightened the wave of natural beauty trends that buck the traditional norms […]

January 19, 2017 ×
‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

May 17, 2016 ×
How Star Wars Opened Up Important Conversations About Diversity In A Fictional Universe

How Star Wars Opened Up Important Conversations About Diversity In A Fictional Universe

Yeah we know, diversity in a fictional universe seems like a trivial thing to fight over, right? Well not if we’re talking about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, a movie […]

December 30, 2015 ×
Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

It’s very fitting that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o was named Glamour Magazine’s ‘Woman of the Year’ 2014 because just one year ago, no one really knew who she was, and […]

November 13, 2014 ×
Lupita Nyong’o Becomes The 2nd African Girl To Cover Vogue

Lupita Nyong’o Becomes The 2nd African Girl To Cover Vogue

Move over Beyonce, there’s a new queen in town! You already know her name: Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita is this July’s American Vogue covergirl, and becomes only the second African woman […]

June 25, 2014 ×
Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Actress and Academy award winner Lupita Nyong’o is not just the latest and hottest gal to hit Hollywood, but she is also creating a wide open space for women of […]

April 28, 2014 ×
Lupita Nyong’o: “Beauty Should Not Be Dictated”

Lupita Nyong’o: “Beauty Should Not Be Dictated”

Lupita Nyong’o is not your average “it” girl. In fact, she’s not merely an “it” girl because that implies someone who is flavor of the month or someone who is […]

April 8, 2014 ×
Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

March 12, 2014 ×
Cate, Lupita & Ellen Prove Women In Film Are A Force To Be Reckoned With

Cate, Lupita & Ellen Prove Women In Film Are A Force To Be Reckoned With

It was a memorable night at the 2014 Academy Awards. Women in particular made some amazing speeches and memorable moments, which we would like to acknowledge because they are important […]

March 3, 2014 ×
What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

Lupita Nyong’o is a woman we all love. She is the breakout star of ’12 Years a Slave’, won the SAG award and Critics Choice Award for her supporting role […]

February 11, 2014 ×