Daniel Kaluuya is a great British success story. Lauded by directors such as Steve McQueen for his ability to portray empathy on the big screen. Daniel’s parents are from Uganda and he has journeyed from humble working-class beginnings to Hollywood stardom.
Kim Kardashian is an American celebrity with 225 million Instagram followers and a net worth of 1 billion. Her rise to notoriety is admirable and demonstrates her tenacity, resilience and determination to succeed. Many will question whether her celebrity status compromised her previous relationships and recent marital breakdown to Kanye West.
We shouldn't be surprised by the meteoric rise of Ava DuVernay. The admiration comes from her committed advocacy to diversity, both on-screen and behind the camera. It comes from celebrating all facets of humanity, giving characters the deserved nuance and complexities to their personality.