Lupita Nyong’o on the cover of Lucky magazine’s March 2015 issue
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In a week when magazine covers featuring black women—and starring the world’s worst Kerry Washington impersonator—went wrong, it was nice to see the leaked Lucky magazine cover featuring actress Lupita Nyong’o go right.

Such natural lighting! A face that actually looks like her beautiful face!

And so much excitement on social media. It’s such a big win for Lucky that I almost forgive them for that time they, too, tried to destroy Kerry Washington.

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The news broke online Thursday that the 12 Years a Slave Oscar winner is the face of the March 2015 edition of the fashion mag, and on Twitter the response was mostly unanimous:

https://twitter.com/jpercentie/status/563504799581106176https://twitter.com/jennifur0902/status/563459383804579841https://twitter.com/CherryOMighty/status/563502607357206528https://twitter.com/MoreBougieThanU/status/563442340036362240

Mostly …

https://twitter.com/Gordehh/status/563459086042148864

Can’t win them all.