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Nichelle Nichols On Gene Roddenberry And Dr. King's Fateful Advice
I was given the rare chance to have a personal, one-on-one chat with Nichelle Nichols. She is appearing as an Honored Guest at the 12th annual official Star Trek Convention Las Vegas 2013. She is known to countless millions the world over as Commander Nyota Uhura, Communications Officer of the Starship Enterprise. Nichols' acting career and work with NASA has inspired, lifted up and moved countless women, African-Americans, and people of all races to seek their highest achievement in both th...
Uhura” a Swahili word UHURU meaning “freedom”. Uhura was pretty much the first ever black main character on American tv who was not a maid or a domestic servant in 1966. 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," and included her in almost every episode. She got paid more than any of the other actors through this workaround, but still regulated second-class status.
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