Ebony Magazine

Lupita Nyong'oTake a look at this 1966 cover of Ebony magazine one of the oldest and most successful African American magazines to date.

Almost fifty years later issues surrounding standards of beauty and skin complexion persists, but are they changing?

Lupita Nyong’o and her fans may certainly think so as the highly lauded actress and spokes model has had nothing short of an amazing year.

Let’s all hope this isn’t just another fad or “same song different tone” kind of thing.