Nichelle Nichols of ‘Star Trek’ fame passes away at 89 – Times of India

August 1, 2022

Nichelle Nichols, a groundbreaking Black actress who played communications officer Nyota Uhura with cool authority on the popular 1960s series “Star Trek,” has passed away. She was 89. Her son, Kyle Johnson, announced the death on the official website, saying, “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and passed away. Her […]

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