"I feel very fortunate to be in this position, and I know that it means more to people because I am an African and I am dark-skinned. In many ways me being on the scene is doing for little girls everywhere what Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg did for me. My world exploded by them being on screen. Hopefully I will inspire and be meaningful to other people."
lupita nyong’o on natural hair: essence black women in hollywood luncheon 2014 red carpet (via ohbrae)
the only part where i disagree with her. my hair is not that fun and adaptable.