The Speech Lupita Nyong’o Should Have Given at the Oscars [Video]



If you caught Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars, you were probably impressed with her gracious speech. But it pales in comparison to the one she gave at Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood awards. Be prepared for a jaw-dropping and inspiring five minutes.

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Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor focused on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, diet preferences, health, and politics. She is the senior editor for sister websites and, and works as a research associate and editor with the Cornucopia Institute, the organic industry watchdog group. Jill has been featured in The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better.