George Takei Talks About His Youth, Asian American Progress

Trailblazing actor and activist George Takei forever changed the perception of Asian Americans in U.S. media when he took on the role of Starfleet officer Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek. But he told Cheddar News that the increased racism and harassment toward Asian Americans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic reminds him of his youth -- when Japanese Americans were incarcerated in internment camps after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.
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