In 2009, Star Wars had no Black women as lead characters. The Star Wars Actors Guild 77 created their own original characters: AUSET LAH, SENATOR YEMAJA LAH, and OSUN’OYA LAH-WINDU.
Name one lead character in any current TV/movie production?
Original posts. See, in 2011, I wrote a letter to Lucasfilm how diversity needs to be addressed due to the cyberbullying. I showed screenshots to prove my point. They wrote back clueless. I abandoned Twitter because of the harassment. No Black people supported me. In fact Black people participated in the bullying – misogynoirists. ThereContinue reading “How “Star Wars” forgot about black women – JUST ADD COLOR”
You slammed my efforts in 2011 when the chance to change was going on. I hate this because I am one of the Black women that bust my ass to be in clouded in the fandom. Because I do not write well, my ideas don’t come across effectively. But I know what works. The aforementionedContinue reading “The Star Wars Universe is Proliferated with Brunette White Female Protagonists – Black Girl Nerds”
swrpu: Because the grief is not worth it to do the “right thing” alone. I’d need more support. Voices stronger than mine. Social media viral marketing that I can’t do alone. I’m not going to bring a Black Woman into this game with so many who hate our very existence. Forget the new books. I’llContinue reading “Truth: Why are we pursing a ship type social media than a noble one, like getting a Black Woman in Star Wars?”
otherbully1: That sad feeling when you’re a star wars fan and you wanna take part in the excitement over Rogue One but you’re a black woman and there are no woc, let alone any black women in the movie.. so you gotta watch your white female friends have all the fun @otherbully1 That’s when youContinue reading
empirestrikesblack: @sabinewren77 – canon @senatoryemaja – OC non-canon @ketsuonyo77 – canon @raesloane77 – novel canon @mazkanata77 – canon @finnstarwars77 – canon NOT an RP character but used as a social media conduit: @teamtano Other characters in the SWAG77 that are POC – OC non-canon Osun’oya Lah-Windu – Faceclaims – Rihanna/Keke Palmer – the daughter ofContinue reading “Our POC RP character portrayal REPRESENTATION on Tumblr”