Star Trek Beyond is more diverse, but forgot about disability.

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Star Trek Was Among the Best Franchises at Representing People With Disabilities—Until Star Trek Beyond

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Marissa Martinelli

July 26, 201612:00 AM

The Original Series’ Miranda Jones, who was blind.

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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 [...]

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