Star Trek Beauty - Nichelle Nichols, aka Lieutenant Uhura, communications officer on the original 60’s ‘Star Trek’. First black female NOT casted in a typical subservient role. She and Captain James Kirk, made history with first inter-racial kiss on national television in the '60's. (Born: December 28, 1932, Robbins, Illinois)

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Star Trek Beauty - Nichelle Nichols, aka Lieutenant Uhura, communications officer on the original 60’s ‘Star Trek’. First black female NOT casted in a typical subservient role. She and Captain James Kirk, made history with first inter-racial kiss on national television in the '60's. (Born: December 28, 1932, Robbins, Illinois)

Nichelle Nichols, 80...Songstress and American Actress in Television & Film (notably famous for her iconic role in Star Trek as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura).

Nichelle Nichols, 80...Songstress and American Actress in Television & Film (notably famous for her iconic role in Star Trek as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura).

The Touching True Story of How Martin Luther King got Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura) not to Leave STAR TREK — GeekTyrant

The Touching True Story of How Martin Luther King got Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura) not to Leave STAR TREK — GeekTyrant

Mae Jemison was in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation directed by LeVar Burton, and Nichelle Nichols visited the set! So awesome. First real astronaut on Star Trek.

Mae Jemison was in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation directed by LeVar Burton, and Nichelle Nichols visited the set! So awesome. First real astronaut on Star Trek.

© Chester Higgins - one of the first black women I saw on TV.  She ensure blacks were in the next generation/galaxy.  Over 80 and gorgeous.

© Chester Higgins - one of the first black women I saw on TV. She ensure blacks were in the next generation/galaxy. Over 80 and gorgeous.

Singer & Actress Nichelle Nichols. 1967. Known best for her ground-breaking role as Lt. Uhura, a USS Enterprise bridge officer on the sci-fi TV series Star Trek. She also traveled with Duke Ellington's & Lionel Hampton's bands, sang at the Chicago Playboy Club, & appeared in several stage plays including James Baldwin's Blues for Mister Charlie. She  volunteered for NASA to recruit minorities. Astronaut Dr Mae Jemison & Comedian/Actress Whoopi Goldberg cites Nichols as career inspirations.

Singer & Actress Nichelle Nichols. 1967. Known best for her ground-breaking role as Lt. Uhura, a USS Enterprise bridge officer on the sci-fi TV series Star Trek. She also traveled with Duke Ellington's & Lionel Hampton's bands, sang at the Chicago Playboy Club, & appeared in several stage plays including James Baldwin's Blues for Mister Charlie. She volunteered for NASA to recruit minorities. Astronaut Dr Mae Jemison & Comedian/Actress Whoopi Goldberg cites Nichols as career inspirations.

Nichelle Nichols! Lt. Uhura made being a black, sexy, and intelligent 'in'! What a great image to help build a girl's self-image.

Nichelle Nichols! Lt. Uhura made being a black, sexy, and intelligent 'in'! What a great image to help build a girl's self-image.

Nichelle Nichols (Uhura)  I've thought she was beautiful since I was a kid watching the original show. Love her!

Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) I've thought she was beautiful since I was a kid watching the original show. Love her!

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