" There is a real imbalance, from the very creation of the stories and who's telling them, how and why. That's got to be diversified because there is a hunger for the expansion of the role of people of colour in the centre of narratives," said Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in 12 Years A Slave, also wrote, "The Awards should not dictate the terms of art in our modern society, but rather be a diverse reflection of the best of what our art has to offer today"
And while Zoe Saldana and Lupita Nyong'o may be on the list, a look at their upcoming projects suggests that Hollywood finds them valuable in a very specific way. Since Nyong'o won Best Supporting Actress at the 2014 Academy Awards, she's booked only three movies, an unusually small number for someone who is supposed to be a breakout star
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o likes being famous, but not here