Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has bagged another award under her belt after winning a Daytime Emmy in the Children’s and animation category.
Nyong’o won the award in the category of Outstanding Limited Performance In a Children’s Program, after her stint as “The Storyteller” in Netflix’s Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices. It is a show on Netflix that focuses on featuring prominent Black celebrities and artists reading children’s books by Black authors.
The show was produced by award-winning comedienne and actress Tiffany Haddish who described the show as a“collection of twelve five minute episodes featuring prominent Black celebrities and artists reading children’s books by Black authors to spark meaningful conversations about empathy, equality, justice, self-love, and anti-racism.”
The latest Emmys show was hosted by singer, songwriter, director and Daytime Emmy Award-nominated actress Raven-Symoné.