No One Looked like Me In Storybooks I Read Growing Up-Lupita Cries

Oscar award-winning actress,Lupita Nyong’o

Oscar Award Winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has now set her eyes on a new venture,an author cum an advocate of dark-skinned girls.

The celebrated actress took to her social media to reflect on her new book ‘Sulwe’ and hopes that dark-skinned girls will learn alot from it.

Lupita Nyongo’s new story book,Sulwe

“Sulwe holds up a mirror for dark skinned children to see themselves reflected immediately and it is a window for all the others to cherish peering into,”

“Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.”She .aid

The Hollywood actor tweeted a photo of herself at 5 years old, writing that her “fantasies” as a child motivated her to write “Sulwe,” her newly released children’s picture book about colorism and self-love that centers on a dark-skinned girl.

Lupita had  addressed the long history of colorism in a powerful string of tweets on her page since 0ctober 1.


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