Nichelle Nichols on how Dr. MLK, Jr. dissuaded her from quitting Star Trek - The Harvey Global Post

Nichelle Nichols on how Dr. MLK, Jr. dissuaded her from quitting Star Trek

alg-nichelle-nichols-jpgDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Nichelle Nichols role on Star Trek:

“The world sees us for the first time as we should be seen.” 

In a remarkable fate of happenstance, Nichelle Nichols, still as radiantly beautiful as ever, eloquently shares a gripping story on how Dr. Martin Luther King convinced her to continue her groundbreaking role as Lieutenant Uhuru on the iconic Star Trek.

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King, ever the visionary, firmly understood the inspirational significance of the stereotype defying role Nichols depicted.

In her own words…




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