How Lupita Nyong'o Learned She Is Beautiful

November 4, 2014 1:10 AM

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How Lupita Nyong'o Learned She Is Beautiful

"European standards of beauty are something that plague the entire world – the idea that darker skin is not beautiful, that light skin is the key to success and love. Africa is no exception," she says in the December issue of Glamour, on newsstands Nov. 11.

"When I was in second grade, one of my teachers said, 'Where are you going to find a husband? How are you going to find someone darker than you?' I was mortified," she continues. "I remember seeing a commercial where a woman goes for an interview and doesn't get the job. Then she puts a cream on her...

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