Open Culture scours the web for the best educational media. And Nichols made history when Lt. Uhura and Captain Kirk embraced in the first inter-racial kiss on American television. You are the first non-stereotypical role in television! because I'm sort of looking around for someone else, and he says, "I am your best fan, I am your biggest fan!" Thanks for sharing.

She returned to "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry the next Monday morning and rescinded her resignation. He wanted me and I came back and got the role. The timing of the telecast (Ch. Nichelle Nichols credits Martin Luther King Jr. for his role in helping her decide to stay on the 'Star Trek' series as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura. That this role could be played by anyone? Thanks for helping spread the word about this episode. really was in social terms. [9] She changed her mind after talking to Martin Luther King Jr. [10] who was a fan of the show.

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Nichols today is working on a script for a movie she expects to star in about tragedy, forgiveness and redemption. Or sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox. We thank you! Nichelle Nichols played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series (1966-1969). live. in History, Sci Fi, Television | January 21st, 2013 7 Comments. Battlestar Galactica cast share their favorite scenes, which still turn on the waterworks, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ cast on how they’re still a big frakkin’ family, even after all these years, Black Box, The Lie, and Evil Eye take on parental love, Look of the Week: The romance of Dani's Bly Manor sweaters, 65 thoughts we had while watching Serial Mom, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Facebook, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Twitter, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Reddit, Trek historian says myth about why Nichelle Nichols got hired is wrong. she says. Well, we've heard it, too, but given that we celebrate Dr. King's legacy this week, it's worth repeating, especially as Savas Abadsidis recently interviewed Nichols for Planet Waves and posts what he's calling the "true story" of how that fateful encounter took place, in her own words.
As Nichols explains below, she gave considered leaving Star Trek at the end of Season 1, hoping to pursue a broadway career. 13, 8 p.m.) is accidental, but is significant because it falls a day after today's Martin Luther King holiday. They never really kissed, just made it appear that way. And at this his face totally changed, and he said "What are you talking about?!"

And I said I'd like my letter of resignation back please and I told him what had happened while meeting Dr. King, and I don't know if you know what Gene looked like, but he was a big guy and was like 6'3" with that hawk nose and a great sense of humor and this brilliant mind and a futurist and-whatever great things you heard about him are just a small part of what that man was.
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She returned to "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry the next Monday morning and rescinded her resignation. He wanted me and I came back and got the role. The timing of the telecast (Ch. Nichelle Nichols credits Martin Luther King Jr. for his role in helping her decide to stay on the 'Star Trek' series as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura. That this role could be played by anyone? Thanks for helping spread the word about this episode. really was in social terms. [9] She changed her mind after talking to Martin Luther King Jr. [10] who was a fan of the show.

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Nichols today is working on a script for a movie she expects to star in about tragedy, forgiveness and redemption. Or sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox. We thank you! Nichelle Nichols played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series (1966-1969). live. in History, Sci Fi, Television | January 21st, 2013 7 Comments. Battlestar Galactica cast share their favorite scenes, which still turn on the waterworks, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ cast on how they’re still a big frakkin’ family, even after all these years, Black Box, The Lie, and Evil Eye take on parental love, Look of the Week: The romance of Dani's Bly Manor sweaters, 65 thoughts we had while watching Serial Mom, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Facebook, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Twitter, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Reddit, Trek historian says myth about why Nichelle Nichols got hired is wrong. she says. Well, we've heard it, too, but given that we celebrate Dr. King's legacy this week, it's worth repeating, especially as Savas Abadsidis recently interviewed Nichols for Planet Waves and posts what he's calling the "true story" of how that fateful encounter took place, in her own words.
As Nichols explains below, she gave considered leaving Star Trek at the end of Season 1, hoping to pursue a broadway career. 13, 8 p.m.) is accidental, but is significant because it falls a day after today's Martin Luther King holiday. They never really kissed, just made it appear that way. And at this his face totally changed, and he said "What are you talking about?!"

And I said I'd like my letter of resignation back please and I told him what had happened while meeting Dr. King, and I don't know if you know what Gene looked like, but he was a big guy and was like 6'3" with that hawk nose and a great sense of humor and this brilliant mind and a futurist and-whatever great things you heard about him are just a small part of what that man was.
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A blue eyed blond or a pointed ear green person could take this role!" He said, 'You simply cannot abdicate, this is an important role. He said, 'I am a Trekker, I am your biggest fan.'". I just couldn't say a thing and he began to tell me how important my role was, what an inspiration it was. "One of the promoters came up and said someone wanted to meet me. Nichols's portrayal as Uhura was groundbreaking for African American female characters on American television.
Open Culture scours the web for the best educational media. And Nichols made history when Lt. Uhura and Captain Kirk embraced in the first inter-racial kiss on American television. You are the first non-stereotypical role in television! because I'm sort of looking around for someone else, and he says, "I am your best fan, I am your biggest fan!" Thanks for sharing.

She returned to "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry the next Monday morning and rescinded her resignation. He wanted me and I came back and got the role. The timing of the telecast (Ch. Nichelle Nichols credits Martin Luther King Jr. for his role in helping her decide to stay on the 'Star Trek' series as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura. That this role could be played by anyone? Thanks for helping spread the word about this episode. really was in social terms. [9] She changed her mind after talking to Martin Luther King Jr. [10] who was a fan of the show.

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Nichols today is working on a script for a movie she expects to star in about tragedy, forgiveness and redemption. Or sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox. We thank you! Nichelle Nichols played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series (1966-1969). live. in History, Sci Fi, Television | January 21st, 2013 7 Comments. Battlestar Galactica cast share their favorite scenes, which still turn on the waterworks, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ cast on how they’re still a big frakkin’ family, even after all these years, Black Box, The Lie, and Evil Eye take on parental love, Look of the Week: The romance of Dani's Bly Manor sweaters, 65 thoughts we had while watching Serial Mom, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Facebook, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Twitter, Share The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek on Reddit, Trek historian says myth about why Nichelle Nichols got hired is wrong. she says. Well, we've heard it, too, but given that we celebrate Dr. King's legacy this week, it's worth repeating, especially as Savas Abadsidis recently interviewed Nichols for Planet Waves and posts what he's calling the "true story" of how that fateful encounter took place, in her own words.
As Nichols explains below, she gave considered leaving Star Trek at the end of Season 1, hoping to pursue a broadway career. 13, 8 p.m.) is accidental, but is significant because it falls a day after today's Martin Luther King holiday. They never really kissed, just made it appear that way. And at this his face totally changed, and he said "What are you talking about?!"

And I said I'd like my letter of resignation back please and I told him what had happened while meeting Dr. King, and I don't know if you know what Gene looked like, but he was a big guy and was like 6'3" with that hawk nose and a great sense of humor and this brilliant mind and a futurist and-whatever great things you heard about him are just a small part of what that man was.

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