Dr. Martin Luther King

12:00pm

Sun January 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Turnstyle: How Dr. King changed the course of Star Trek history

Image courtesy of Flickr user Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., stanning Nichelle Nichols, was instrumental in ensuring that the actress continued to play Lt. Uhura on Star Trek just as she was considering leaving television for Broadway.

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