Actress and Black’ish star Yara Shahidi has always been outspoken about the importance of representation in media. This time she joins many other celebrities to lend her voice to a massive opposition movement gained at the recently decreed ban of individuals who enter the United States from certain majority muslim countries.
Shahidi, 16, is the daughter of an African-American mother and an Iranian-American father. She also has two younger brothers.
Shahidi took to Instagram to share her thoughts and to express her resistance for both the ban and Trump’s planned border wall.