RIP Nichelle Nichols. May you forever live long and propser.
Today we farewell one of the true great icons of television, actor Nichelle Nichols. Also in today’s newsletter: Tomb Raider up for grabs, Max Headroom returns, and more.
Nichelle Nichols, the TV icon known for playing Lt Nyota Uhura on Star Trek, has passed away aged 89. As an African American actor on a high profile US TV series, the role of Uhura for Nichols was always highly political. At no point moreso than an episode of the original series where she and William Shatner shared the first lip-to-lip interracial kiss …
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