Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Uhura

Nichelle Nichols

"in Uhura was the first black woman as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let Nichelle Nichols be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired her as a “day worker,”

Lt. Uhura, Mirror Mirror.

Uhura: taller hair, taller boots, bigger earrings, smaller clothes with more gold. Oh, and a thigh holster for a dagger!

Love it! 2 First Black Americans:President Obama and Nichelle Nichols

Live long and prosper, Barack Obama and Nichelle Nichols: The President and Lt. Such an awesome picture! (He's the most emotive Vulcan I've ever seen! :D) OMG I LOVE IT

Star Trek Beauty - Nichelle Nichols, aka Lieutenant Uhura, communications officer on the original 60’s ‘Star Trek’. First black female NOT casted in a typical subservient role. She and Captain James Kirk, made history with first inter-racial kiss on national television in the '60's. (Born: December 28, 1932, Robbins, Illinois)

Nichelle Nichols (Actress): Known for groundbreaking Lieutenant Uhura role in Star Trek. Born: Grace Nichols December 1932 in Robbins, Illinois

I’ve never been happier seeing a picture in my life

I’ve never been happier seeing a picture in my life

nichelle nichols | The Signal Watch: Your Daily Dose of Good Cheer: Nichelle Nichols

Lieutenant Uhura, the communications officer on the original ‘Star Trek’ television series, Nichelle Nichols is one of the first African-American women to be cast in a role other than stereotyped black maid or nanny.

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News - Guest blogger and longtime Nichelle Nichols fan Dave Arland takes StarTrek.com readers behind the scenes of the creation of two paintings of beloved Trek icon Nichols. Read on at...

Star Trek Creating Gorgeous Portaits of Nichelle Nichols

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Nichelle Nichols - She is most famous for her role as Lieutenant Uhura on the Star Trek television series

Nichelle Nichols of the original Star Trek series - still unbelievably beautiful after all these years

The original Uhura:Nichelle Nichols of the original Star Trek series - still unbelievably beautiful after all these years

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