The Academy Award-winning actor's debut novel will be released by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in January 2019.
The book, Sulwe, follows the story of a little girl named Sulwe, which means "star", a 5-year-old from Kenya who wishes she had lighter skin. With guidance from her mother, Sulwe takes a fantastical journey through the night's sky that helps her embrace the beauty of her skin.
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Sharing the news on Instagram, the actress said: "I am pleased to reveal that I have written a children's book!"
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She added that each morning she "experienced the same disappointment of being just as dark as [.] the day before".
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Nyong'o often speaks about how she had to learn to love her dark skin while growing up in a world that favors lighter tones so it's only natural that this story hits close to home for the beloved actress.
In November a year ago, Lupita hit back at a United Kingdom magazine for allegedly lightening her skin and editing her hairstyle on their cover. That you will feel the validation of your external beauty, but also, get to the deeper business of being attractive inside.
The speech went viral and gained Ms. Nyong'o praise for its emotional depth and heartfelt message. "I felt really grateful that it had this impact", she told the publication. "And at that time it occurred to me that there was an audience that this was resonating with, but the age group that really needed to hear this wouldn't necessarily hear the speech".
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