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Nichelle Nichols "In 1966, Uhura was the first black woman as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let N.N. be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired her as a “day worker,” but included her in almost every episode. She actually made more money than any of the other actors through this workaround, but it was still a humiliating second-class status.

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"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!

wreckamic: “Beautiful Black women of the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s. A little something I did with old magazine covers. ”

wreckamic: “Beautiful Black women of the & A little something I did with old magazine covers.

Burgess Meredith( Penquin-Batman) and Nichelle Nichols(Uhura-StarTrek) rehearsing the musical Kicks and Co., 1961.

When They Trod the Boards: "Star Trek" Edition

Burgess Meredith( Penquin-Batman) and Nichelle Nichols(Uhura-StarTrek) rehearsing the musical Kicks and Co.

Frank Kelly Freas

50 years ago today, Star Trek’s pilot episode began filming. Here’s some Frank Kelly Freas art.

Star Trek, first aired in 1966, created by Gene Roddenberry. Starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. #science_fiction #television

CBS Blocks Production of 'Star Trek' Fan Film

Space the final frontier, Star Trek.believe or not, it's near the bottom of my TV viewing favorites

Right-wing Christian ‘expert’ on feminism insists that submitting to marital rape makes Jesus happy. Every fucking day I move more and more into an anti theist. Good job religious folks, you and your fables and sky daddy beliefs are doing this to me.

Texas pastor denies plan to set self on fire if gay marriage was legalized, was only quoting a song

StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson | Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists.

StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson - Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists.

In the 1967 episode “Mirror, Mirror”, a Transporter malfunction finds Lt. Uhura (Nichelle Nichols), Capt. Kirk (William Shatner), Dr. McCoy (DeForest Kelley), and Chief Engineer Scott (James Doohan) replaced by their doppelgangers from a cruel alternate universe. (CBS Consumer Products/Star Trek Archive)

No, Quantum Teleportation Won’t Let Us Send Instant Messages to Alpha CentauriQuantum computers may have other benefits for space exploration, however.

Discovery Warps into NYCC

Star Trek: Discovery stormed New York City on Saturday, with more than a dozen cast and creatives taking the stage for a panel at New York.

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