Actress Lupita Nyong'o and Good Morning America's Robin Roberts visited Coretta Scott King Young Women Leadership Academy today to encourage students and present a $25,000 donation. PHOTO: APS Superintendent Twitter
Photo: APS superintendent Twitter account
Photo: APS superintendent Twitter account

Atlanta all-girls school gets surprise visit from ‘Black Panther’ star, GMA

Students at an all-girls Atlanta school got a huge surprise visit from a star of Black Panther and Good Morning America. 

Lupita Nyong'o and Good Morning America host Robin Roberts dropped by Coretta Scott King Young Women Leadership Academy today to say hello to students and present a $25,000 donation. 

“This was an AMAZING morning,” said Superintendent Meria Carstarphen, in a tweet.

Nyong’o spoke to students at the school during the presentation. 

“Learners change the world,” she said, according to a video posted by GMA.  “Your super power is learning.”

Good Morning America selected the academy as “Most Likely to Succeed” as part of its “GMA Yearbook” program, which recognizes schools and teachers. 

Also at the event was Bernice King, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, for whom the school is named.

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