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Jewish, nonbinary, lesbian, angry and lost among the stars. #startrek #startrekdiscovery #sto #eso #elderscrollsonline
30 Nov 20
Right, you know what? I can't stay silent on this. So here you all go, a long thread about #StarTrek fandom's racism and Anti Blackness. "Enjoy" /1
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The last 24h or so have held up a mirror to the Star Trek fandom and it has shown the ugly, racist and Anti Black face it has when confronted with its members bigotry in even the mildest way. /2
A Black woman dared to point out how podcasters with a platform in the fandom prioritized white voices and ignored the voices of especially Black women, but in general all Black and brown people. /3
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30 Nov 20
How you prevent it? ell, lets see. Maybe googling slurs and pejoratives about Black people and spending a few minuets reading would be a good place to start.
Like educating yourself is a thing and it's not like there isn't an enormous amount of free available for anyone with an internet connection. This isn't the 1980s, we're no longer hampered in our ability to educate ourselves from what we can access from the local library. /2
We have all of Tim Byrners-Lee's internet and all the information available there.

PS. The slur he used is even listed in the damn wiki article over common slurs and pejoratives for Black people, but he apparently couldn't even be bothered looking up reading that little. /3
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