Lupita Nyong'o Will Star In the Film Adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood'

Nyong'o will play Trevor Noah's mother Patricia Noah in the upcoming film based on his best-selling autobiography.

Following a stellar performance as Nakia in Black Panther Lupita Nyong'o will star in an upcoming film adaptation of Trevor Noah's best-selling autobiography, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

According to Deadline, Nyong'o will play Noah's mother Patricia Noah who played a unique and pivotal role in her son's upbringing. She was shot in the head by Noah's stepfather in 2009, but survived.

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South African Comedian Loyiso Madinga Joins 'The Daily Show' As African Correspondent

Loyiso Madinga to join Trevor Noah for segments of The Daily Show.

Trevor Noah has chosen South African comedian Loyiso Madinga to host segments for the African broadcast of The Daily Show.

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Dear Black Parents: It's Time You Did Away With the Belt

Spanking is now legally assault in South Africa—it's about time.

As a child, I vividly remember being sent outside to fetch a branch from a tree that would then be used to whip me. It was a frightful experience and I often started crying way before the actual whipping itself began. I wanted to explain that I had indeed learned my lesson and didn't need the spanking, but of course, no one would believe that until I had the tears streaming down my face to prove it.

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