Sonequa Martin-Green On Being The First Woman Of Colour To Lead Star Trek
Sonequa Martin-Green is boldly going where no woman has gone before by rewriting history as the first woman of colour to lead a Star Trek series. How does having such an impactful role make her feel?
“It makes me cry, it’s incredible. It’s such a deep honour, and I feel that stories have a duty to do what we’re doing, what Star Trek has always done” stated the actress.
When it comes to a series that has as much cultural impact as Star Trek: Discovery, Martin-Green wasn’t hesitant to talk about how important representation is. The Walking Dead actress also went on to express how thrilled she was to have Sir Patrick Stewart return to the Star Trek universe. Watch the full interview below.