Wednesday was an important day for a number of high school students across the U.S. as many participated in National Walkout Day. Although certain schools threatened to penalize students who walked out, many Hollywood stars voiced their support for the act of protest against gun violence.
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“Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi still can’t get over meeting Oprah. The young activist’s “SuperSoul Conversations” episode aired on OWN on Tuesday night and she discussed the “renaissance” in black television that she still can’t believe is happening.
Emma Gonzalez and more of the recent Parkland, Florida high school shooting survivors are gaining a star-studded support system as they continue to lobby for stricter gun laws. At a time when the students should be grieving, Emma and more are organizing a protest that even Justin Bieber is standing behind.
A day that was supposed to be about love turned into a day of tragedy when Florida students became victims of a school shooting. On Wednesday, former Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students in what is now the 9th deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Many celebs took time away from promoting their projects and sending cheesy Valentine’s Day messages to once again demand a change in the current administration’s stance on gun control.
Yara Shahidi turned 18 on Saturday and the actress is using her big day to help the country. The “Grown-ish” star stopped by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and revealed how she planned to commemorate her 18th year of life.
Star of Freeform’s “Grown-ish” Yara Shahidi recently sat down to discuss her transition from supporting role to series lead with BUILD Series. The actress revealed that the length of her journey from “Black-ish” to “Grown-ish” all depends on how you look at it.