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Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From “Blackish” to “Grownish”

– blogged by @lanaladonna In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically …

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Yara Shahidi Got Into Every College She Applied To

Last month, it was revealed that “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi was the recipient of a special college recommendation letter from First Lady Michelle Obama. Now, the actress is opening up about her plans for higher education.   In a recent interview with Seventeen Magazine, Shahidi discussed the areas of study she …

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Michelle Obama Wrote Yara Shahidi A College Letter Of Recomendation

What’s the best way to ensure that you’ll get into any college of your choosing? Have the most awesome FLOTUS write your college recommendation letter.   Yara Shahidi, who graduates from high school this year, plans to double-major in African American studies and sociology. She applied to four colleges, including Harvard, …

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Yara Shahidi Could Be Landing Her Own Black-ish Spin Off

Word around the rumor mill is that Black-ish could be getting its own spin-off show focused around Yara Shahidi’s character.   According to Deadline, ABC is working with the show’s creator, Kenya Barris, on a show that will focus on Shahidi’s character, Zoey Johnson, in college. Could this be Zoey’s version …

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