Nichelle Nichols

Meet Nichelle Nichols, the Black TV Pioneer Who Helped the First Black Woman Get to Space
Meet Nichelle Nichols, the Black TV Pioneer Who Helped the First Black Woman Get to Space

It’s no secret that “ Star Trek ” is a cinematic force in pop culture, and among its long-running franchise is actress Nichelle Nichols. She was the first Black woman to play a high-powered non-stereotypical role on primetime American television, according to The Washington Post. However, not...

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