Why Princess Leia Is Still The Face Of The Resistance

by Stephanie Maida · January 23, 2017

As millions around the world marched on Saturday, memorable signs galore, one face stood out as an icon of the rebel force: Princess Leia. The trend was as timely as it was bittersweet, the world having lost Carrie Fisher less than a month ago. The Star Wars actress was indeed so much more than that, a true bad-ass babe in real life, too. But the imagery of Leia Organa, the literal face of the resistance in a galaxy far, far away was so meaningful in the context of these marches, not just because she was a woman who led the fight, but because she was a woman who won it.

[Photo via @prisca130]

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