“We are making progress, but that involves active participation,” he said.
“The star best known for playing Sulu in the original Star Trek has spent decades campaigning for social justice.At 83, he is not marching this time, but the protests remind him of the 1960s, when he met Martin Luther King, Jr. after performing in civil rights musical Fly Blackbird.
“He said, thank you very much, and especially you, as an Asian man – I was the sole Asian in that cast, I usually was back then,” said Takei.
“Now, with young people of all backgrounds marching against racism, Takei praised the next crop of activists.
“Soldiers with bayonets on their rifles forced Takei’s family from their home and into “barbed wire prison camps.