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A black 'Doctor Who' is long overdue too, says former Doctor

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SAN DIEGO — Jodie Whittaker’s casting as the first female Doctor may have been a bold leap forward for Doctor Who. But for one former inhabitant of the role, it wasn’t a leap far enough.

A black Doctor “should have happened by now as well,” sixth Doctor Colin Baker said in response to a question from the audience at San Diego Comic-Con. And he went further by suggesting it would happen next.

“The white male dominance of the role has been nothing if not timid,” Baker said on a panel devoted to classic-era Doctor Who, in response to a pointed inquiry about representation in Doctor Who from a black member of the audience.  Read more…

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