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What Are Industry Insiders Saying About Lupita Nyongo's Career Prospects?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 27, 2014 2:37 PM
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What Are Industry Insiders Saying About Lupita Nyongo's Career Prospects?

Page to Screen Possibilities for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah' (Lupita Nyong'o Eyeing to Adapt)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • March 24, 2014 3:05 PM
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A hair-braiding salon can be a fascinating place. Between itchy scalps and painful braids, there are stories of migration, connection, and of division amongst its braiders and patrons. In her third novel, Americanah, renowned author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie brings this setting to life, using it as connective tissue for the story.

Steele: Black Women & Sex - Reframing The Image

  • By Tanya Steele
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  • March 20, 2014 4:08 PM
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Steele: Black Women & Sex - Reframing The Image

Whoa! Nigerian Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks Lupita Nyong'o's Interest in Adapting Her Novel 'Americanah'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 15, 2014 7:22 PM
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And the big news that Adichie shared, or hinted at, is an upcoming collaboration with actress Lupita Nyong'o...

Might Lupita Nyong'o & John Boyega Be Cast As Leads In J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2014 6:43 PM
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Might Lupita Nyong'o & John Boyega Be Cast As Leads In J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

The Respectability Politics of Lupita Nyong'o

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • March 7, 2014 10:19 AM
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  • 95 Comments
The Respectability Politics of Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o Eyed For High-Profile Studio Project. But What Could It Be?

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • March 3, 2014 3:25 PM
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  • 19 Comments
Lupita Nyong'o Eyed For High-Profile Studio Project. But What Could It Be?

After the Oscar: Filmmakers Who Could Have a Director-Muse Relationship With Lupita Nyong'o

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 3, 2014 2:12 PM
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What I’d love to see is Nyong’o become a muse to someone, to develop a longstanding relationship with a director on a series of projects that solidify both their careers.

Interview: Nate Parker Talks 'Non-Stop,' Working with Lupita Nyong'o, and Being Versatile as an Actor

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 27, 2014 5:03 PM
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At a recent preview screening of the film, Nate Parker and director Jaume Collet-Serra spoke about making the movie, and Parker gave insight into what else is on the horizon for his career.

Lupita Nyong'o Has Become A Style Icon. But Let's Not Forget That She's An Actress

  • By Raquel Lewis
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  • February 25, 2014 2:38 PM
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  • 53 Comments
Lupita Nyong'o Has Become A Style Icon. But Let's Not Forget That She's An Actress