Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o speech made me speechless! She uses her own life story to tell you what is beauty.

<p><span>If you have not had a chance to see Lupita's speech then it is definitely one to watch.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>Lupita Nyong'o won the Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award. In a beautiful speech at the ceremony, she said: "What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul..." At 30 years old, Nyong'o credits other #Black / #African women, including her mother and Oprah Winfrey , for inspiring her to believe that anything is possible., and thanks them for breaking barriers in their lives and empowering the next generation to do the same.</p>