Kenyan beauty Lupita Nyong’o have quickly become the perfect crusader for black sisters all over the world since her emergence to the spotlight. And so far, she’s done a fine good job.
The Oscar-winning actress is using her incredible star power to show black girls how beautiful they are while encouraging them to love the skin they’re in.
The 12 Years A Slave star stopped by Sesame Street and did a great segment with Elmo, leaving viewers with an important message: Love the skin you’re in.
“That’s the thing I love most about skin, Elmo,” said Nyong’o, after Elmo noticed her skin is a “beautiful, brown color.” “Skin comes in lots of beautiful shades and colors.”
No matter your skin color, everyone should learn to love the skin they’re in. Watch the video, below;