Yara Shahidi celebrating Yalda with his family in the U.S

ara Shahidi is a 20-year-old Iranian-African-American actor, model and activist who is currently a student of Harvard University. Together with celebrities such as John Legend, Jane Fonda, Natalie Portman, Lizzo, and Taraji P. Henson, she is petitioning for police budgets be cut and that government funding be redirected to community programs.