With online ticket sales breaking records and systems in anticipation of the December opening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” another issue has elbowed in: Tweeted claims that casting and story are meant to push an anti-white agenda. Response to those claims have been swift and broad on social media.
The following is a sample of the general exchange, heavily weighted by the volume of responses decrying claims of “Star Wars” racism.
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