Nichelle Nichols

Amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and mounting dialogue around diverse representation, the impact of Black Americans, particularly Black women, in entertainment and film is suddenly up for debate. We're here to remind the world.

  On Friday, Leonard Nimoy the man who gave life to one of the most iconic figures in science fiction, Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, passed…

  Last week, Nichelle Nichols (pictured), the actress who played “Lt. Uhura” in the 1960s version of “Star Trek,” was in need of a transporter,…