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“Joy is increasingly important to me,” @yarashahidi tells @kaitlyngreenidge. “Ye…


“Joy is increasingly important to me,” @yarashahidi tells @kaitlyngreenidge. “Yes, this is a fight in the face of Black death, [but] there has to be a celebration of Black life. We have to be viewing this moment as a preservation of Black life. A fight for our willingness to thrive, or a fight for our willingness to be happy and unencumbered. A fight for our ability to just be allowed to exist. And so often that’s been taken away. We should be allowed to heal, be allowed to revel in our happiness.” Link in bio for the full interview.⁣

ELLE August 2020:⁣
Editor-in-Chief: @ninagarcia⁣
Talent: @yarashahidi⁣
Written by: @kaitlyngreenidge⁣
Photographer: @afshinashahidi⁣
Stylist: @jasonbolden ⁣
Makeup: @YaraShahidi⁣
Hair: @chocolatemommyluv

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