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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...

Gregory Robinson and How He Fixed the Webb Telescope

By Cori Zaragoza, V&V Staff Writer NASA began working on the James Webb Space Telescope, then called the Next Generation Space Telescope, in 1996, with...

PRESS ROOM: Gravitas Ventures Acquires Documentary, “Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha...

“The story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is not a Black story; it is an American story. Through our partnership with Gravitas, our goal...

Biz Advocate: New SoCal Clean Gas Program Is “Amazing Opportunity”

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Timothy Simon, CEO of the California African American Chamber of Commerce, says a new clean energy...