And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again. George Takei
George Hosato Takei (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor, director, author, and activist. Takei is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu,helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. He also portrayed the character in six Star Trek feature films and in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager. Takei’s involvement in social media has brought him new fame. His Facebook page currently has over 9.7 million likes since he joined in 2011, and he frequently shares photos with original humorous commentary. He is a proponent of LGBT rights and active in state and local politics in addition to his continued acting career. He has won several awards and accolades in his work on human rights and Japanese-American relations, including his work with the Japanese American National Museum.