Lupita Nyong’o made the history books by becoming the sixth black actress to win the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress”!
Lupita Nyong’o took home the “Best Supporting Actress” 2014 Oscar for her role in 12 Years A Slave! The stunning actress accepted her award in a pale blue custom-made gown by Prada.
During her emotional speech, she thanked director Steve McQueen for selecting her for the film saying, “Its been the joy of my life.”
And she ended by telling children all over the world, “No matter where you’re from…your dreams are valid.”
Watch her acceptance speech here;