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At the 2014 Academy Awards, newcomer Lupita Nyong'o took home Oscar gold for her performance in 12 Years a Slave. We've watched her breakthrough performance, flawless red carpet presence and moving speeches make her Hollywood's darling over the past year and we couldn't be more proud of her. We took to Facebook to ask our readers what Lupita's win meant to them. We got inspiring, hopeful and touching responses about the star's impact. Here are some of our favorite responses.
Stephanie D.: "Her rise and recognition means that we're not a novelty. And our many shades...
Stephanie D.: "Her rise and recognition means that we're not a novelty. And our many shades are relevant, versatile, and desirable."
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