Nichelle Nichols

Amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and mounting dialogue around diverse representation, the impact of Black Americans, particularly Black women, in entertainment and film is suddenly up for debate. We're here to remind the world.

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The presence of interracial romantic relationships on television today have happened frequently enough that they’re no longer hot topics. For Star Trek, however, the cult…

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Nichelle Nichols, best known for playing Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek, was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after suffering a mild stroke, reports TMZ.…

  Last week, Nichelle Nichols (pictured), the actress who played “Lt. Uhura” in the 1960s version of “Star Trek,” was in need of a transporter,…