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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Aug. 01, 2022 07:21 AM EDT

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last...

'Star Trek' alums, more react to death of Nichelle Nichols

Jul. 31, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

Trailblazer was a word used by many to mourn the passing of actor Nichelle Nichols, who died Saturday at age 89. Nichols broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, and paved the way not just for...