Celebrating Black History with Yara #GoogleArts #BHM

To celebrate Black History, Yara Shahidi pays homage to a long tradition of Black women and changemakers who empower us today. Visit the renewed Black History and Culture collection on Google Arts & Culture at

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Yara Shahidi on What It Means "To Be a Black Girl"

To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives. Our lineage has taught me that I am integral, that we are important, even when society dismisses us, hiding the wonder of our presence, a trail set for and before us by generations of powerful and empowered Black women.