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Yara Shahidi Urged ‘Grown-ish’ Creator To Cast Actors With “Wider Array Of Skin Tones”

Lead actress Yara Shahidi revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she recently stressed to the show's creator, Kenya Barris (Black-ish), to "cast actors with a wider array of skin…

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Oprah, Angela Bassett, Issa Rae Slay ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Red Carpet

Breathtaking colors and looks dominated Monday's (Feb. 26) red carpet for the highly anticipated film.

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Yara Shahidi Pens Letter About ‘Black Panther’s’ Impact On Film Industry

The film makes "me feel like I have permission to celebrate our diverse culture, while demonstrating to corporations and studios alike that our art is…


Kerry Washington, Jesse Williams & More Call For The Creation Of Black Monuments

Mic teamed up with 54 celebrities in an interactive project to call for monuments of Colin Kaepernick, Ida B. Wells and more.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Considers Cutting Appearance On ‘Black-ish’ Amid Anthony Anderson Pay Gap

As contract negotiations come back around, the award-winning actress is considering tactics to combat gender pay discrepancy.

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Yara Shahidi’s ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff Gets New Title

Get ready for 'Grown-ish.'


2017 BET Awards: 5 Of The Most Memorable Acceptance Speeches

Great words delivered by exceptional people.


BET Awards 2017 Winners: See Who Took Home A Trophy

From fresh new artists to the nostalgic and reunited groups, entertainers graced the stage, while a select few walked away with the coveted star-shaped trophy…


Yara Shahidi Will Attend Harvard University

With a resounding quote from James Baldwin, actress Yara Shahidi announced her collegiate decision on Instagram (June 6).


‘Black-ish’ Ordered For Fourth Season While One Cast Member Reportedly Heads To Freeform

The Johnson family is splitting up, but it could be interesting.

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‘Black-Ish’ Star Yara Shahidi Got Accepted Into Every College She Applied To

The 18-year-old actress hasn't decided what school to attend.

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Yara Shahidi Talks Zoey’s Evolution On ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff

"I think this is the most growth we’ve seen from her."

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Michelle Obama Wrote A College Letter Of Recommendation For Yara Shahidi

It really doesn't get any better than this. Truly. Honestly.