At school Oyelowo was bullied for being a swot – other black students called him a coconut. His faith kept him going throughout.
There was work that should have happened in the immediate aftermath of slavery that could have prevented us from arriving at this moment. But it did not happen. And here we are.
“Too often we see race and Black stories portrayed through a white lens,” said Colin Kaepernick.
Her Netflix limited series “When They See Us” took home the International BAFTA honour.