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Old January 10 2013, 02:24 AM   #25
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Re: Is Star Trek Interracially revolutionary?

Melakon wrote: View Post
During the 1960s, most non-white actors on television were in supporting roles as either bad guys, victims, or servants and menials. Star Trek, along with other series like I Spy and Julia, were all important in opening doors to non-white actors.
It's worth noting that I Spy, in which Bill Cosby had an essentially equal co-starring role with Robert Culp, debuted in 1965, a year earlier than Star Trek.
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