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In Uhura’s Footsteps: 6 Groundbreaking Black Sci-Fi Characters

These remarkable Black sci-fi characters defied tokenism onscreen.

Image credit: Metamorworks

Token Black characters onscreen stand out like a neon sign.

Usually, they serve the purpose of acting as living props, present only to give the appearance of a diverse cast. Token characters are a very tired trope

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Rod T. Faulkner

Rod T. Faulkner

Proud Blerd. I write about sci-fi, fantasy, and other areas of interest. Founder of https://The7thMatrix.com & EYE ON SCI-FI podcast. Chocolate lover.