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Trevor Noah and The Daily Show Skewer #BoycottStarWarsVII, Fear of Diversity in Media

"Science fiction is powerful because it imagines a future for all of us."

In a Daily Show segment yesterday, Trevor Noah addressed the new Star Wars trailer and #BoycottStarWarsVII, a hashtag with which many Twitter users are sincerely arguing that The Force Awakens promotes “white genocide” by starring people of color.

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Noah also looked at other times nerds have flipped their bigoted shit when forced to deal with non-white protagonists in genre media, specifically the asinine controversy surrounding Michael B. Jordan’s role in Fantastic Four, and Amandla Stenberg’s part in The Hunger Games.

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