Star Trek Nichelle Nichols Dies At 89

Nichelle Nichols, an actress, and vocalist best known for playing Lieutenant Uhura, Star Trek’s communications officer, passed away on Saturday night in Silver City, New Mexico. Age-wise, she was 89.

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As Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the original TV series, Nichols played one of the first black women to have a significant role in a major television series. Lieutenant Nyota Uhura was an African American woman whose name was derived from the Swahili word for “freedom,” Uhuru. Is.

It should have been simple enough for me to pose here in the 23rd century,” Nichols said to NPR in 2011. “Our spacecraft is a spaceship. I served as the chief spokesperson. On a spacecraft, fourth. They were blind to that. It wouldn’t have happened until the 23rd century because, well. Adults and children perceive things as it is right now.

Nichelle Nichols

When Uhura and Captain James T. Kirk (played by William Shatner) exchanged a passionate kiss in 1968’s “Plato’s Stepchildren” episode, Nichols gained notoriety. One of the first such television moments, their interracial kiss on the lips was revolutionary.

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