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Nichelle Nichols Known as Star Trek’s Lt. Uhuru Has Passed at 89

The actress, known for breaking barriers for Black women in Hollywood through her role on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89.
Nichelle Nichols has died. She was 89. The actress became an icon for groundbreaking performances across TV and film as Lieutenant Uhura on ‘Star Trek.’ In addition to her prolific career, Nichelle was a devoted civil rights activist. She also became a passionate advocate for NASA as ‘Star Trek’ became a pop culture phenomenon around the world.