Rogue One

Suspected Air Travel Prejudice by Homeland Security Led to Cancellation of Riz Ahmed’s Star Wars Celebration Appearance

During the first day of Star Wars Celebration Chicago it was announced, to the surprise of many, that Riz Ahmed, known for playing Bodhi Rook in Rogue One had to cancel his appearance. Why? Being a brown man in America trying to get on his flight. While this is a very bold statement, it is one that rings true unfortunately. The Department of Homeland Security unexpectedly stopped Ahmed for boardin...[Read More]

Diversity Win In Geek Culture!

Diversity Win In Geek Culture! While watching Rogue One, I was captivated by the plot, effects, and so many other aspects of this fantastic film! However, the part of the film that I didn’t realize added to my overall happiness was the fact that I was watching a Star Wars film with a strong, female, lead and a cast of characters who were capable and diverse in their own right. When I came to...[Read More]

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