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Lupita Nyong'o >>Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award Acceptance Speech

Lupita Nyong’o >>Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award

Lupita Nyong’o won the Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award. In a beautiful speech at the ceremony, she said: “What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. 64 more words

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The good white folks of the Academy

OPINION

The good white folks of the Academy

by Willie Osterweil @ajam January 15, 2014

How Oscar-nominated films misrepresent African-American history

A scene from “12 Years a Slave.” From left: Lupita Nyongo, Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor. 1,667 more words

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Tim Wise » Choosing Whiteness or Humanity: Jordan Davis and the Minimizing of Black Pain

Jordan Davis was killed by a white man, who had learned well the lessons of his country, handed down by other white men going on 400 years now. 54 more words

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