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IN MEMORIAM: Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Has Died at 89

By Lindsey Bahr, Film Writer, Associated Press Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on...

Sian Proctor, First Black Woman To Pilot A Spacecraft, Advocates For “J.E.D.I.” Space: ...

By Marc H. Morial "I'm the fourth Black female from the United States to fly to space, only four of us. And out of...

First Black Male Valedictorian at Oakland Tech Accepted at 11 Universities

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor An A student at Oakland Technical High School with a 4.7 grade point average is set to become the...