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Yara Shahidi

Actress, ABC/black-ish

Shahidi, 18, has successfully spun off from ABC's black-ish onto her own show, grown-ish. And while America watched her mature onscreen into a young woman–she attends Harvard University in real life Before the November midterm elections, she challenged young people, particularly Generation Z, to get out and vote in record numbers. "No matter what movement you decide to associate with, we are going to fight for you as a full human. Because you should be allowed the space to enter as a full, whole person."

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