The gorgeous young starlette, Yara Shahidi covers Harpers Bazaar Magazine this month with a serious of gorgeous, unretouched photos. The star of Grownish, Black-ish’s spinoff, has a family history of activism that did not skip a generation with her!
Shahidi tells Harpers Bazaar that her grandfather was friends with the black panther party, her aunt was the first Iranian American woman to go to the International Space Station, and her paternal grandmother started an animal shelter. Shahidi at just 18 started a program to encourage voter registration.
whether acting or activism we know Ms. Yara Shahidi is going to continue making amazing strides in whatever she does and we salute her in her continual growth.
Ashley Renee is a writer, natural hair enthusiast and film maker from Chicago residing in Los Angeles. You can keep up with her on ig@ashleyreneepoet or visit her personal blog poetashleyrenee.