Home Tags Lt. Uhura

Tag: Lt. Uhura

‘Star Trek’ Alums, More React to Death of Nichelle Nichols

Trailblazer was a word used by many to mourn the passing of actor Nichelle Nichols, who died Saturday, July 30, at age 89. Nichols...

The story behind ‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols’ iconic interracial kiss

By Matthew Delmont, Dartmouth College On a 1968 episode of “Star Trek,” Nichelle Nichols, playing Lt. Uhura, locked lips with William Shatner’s Capt. Kirk in...

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...