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Lupita Nyong'O "I'm disappointed by lack of diversity at 2016 Oscars"

The actress joins the likes of Jada Pinkett Smith, Idris Elba and Snoop Dogg who are now calling for a rapid and radical change in the Academy's board.

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Lupita Nyong'o won Oscars for best supporting actress for her role in  '12 Years A Slave' play

Lupita Nyong'o won Oscars for best supporting actress for her role in  '12 Years A Slave'

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Lupita Nyong'O is one of the latest Hollywood stars reacting to the lack of diversity in this year's academy Awards.

Lupita Nyong'O, Jada Pinkett Smith, Snoop Dogg on Oscars 2016 nominations play

Lupita Nyong'O, Jada Pinkett Smith, Snoop Dogg on Oscars 2016 nominations

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The actress, joins the likes of Jada Pinkett Smith, Idris Elba and Snoop Dogg who are now calling for a radical change in the Academy's board. According to her, the Oscars should be a universal body which celebrates art, stories and story tellers and not a forum to which a certain race gets all the glory.

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Lupita Nyong'O's Oscar 2015 Calvin Klein dress stolen from her hotel room on February 24

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The Oscar winner took to her Instagram on January 20 posting a powerful message about the change needed at the Oscars:

play Lupita Nyong'O post on Oscars 2016 (Instagram)

 

"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin #manystoriesmanyvoices," she captioned.

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