It’s Famous Friday!

2018-10-25T20:58:37+00:00October 25th, 2018|

Yara Shahidi “My dream of dreams is to create some form of alternate curriculum that is inclusive of all people,” says Yara Shahidi. Yara Shahidi is an Iranian-African-American actress, model and activist. She is known for her starring role as Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish, and its spin-off series Grown-ish. Shahidi was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to mother, Keri Salter Shahidi, who is African American and Choctaw heritage and to Iranian American father, Afshin Shahidi, a photographer. The family moved to California for Afshin's work when Yara was four. [...]