Star Trek Was Among the Best Franchises at Representing People With Disabilities—Until Star Trek Beyond
July 26, 201612:00 AM
The Original Series’ Miranda Jones, who was blind.
When Star Trek: The Original Series debuted in 1966, its inclusivity was groundbreaking. The show featured a black female communications officer, a Japanese helmsman, and a Russian navigator (an unthinkable addition, during the Cold War).* Subsequent [...]