'Star Trek' Legend Nichelle Nichols Remembers How Martin Luther King Jr. Convinced Her To Stay On The Show
The civil rights leader was a "Trek" fan, and he surprised her backstage and moved her to reconsider and stick it out.
Coupled with thousands of current and vintage CBS shows, they will comprise a package DeBevoise expressed confidence would
The actor spoke out against the "really unfortunate" tribute in the new film.
Was an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Never Filmed Because it Featured Two Gay Crew Members on the Enterprise?
One of the main concepts of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek was that in the future, all the silly prejudices of the modern era were gone. In the original series that came out in the 1960s, right in the middle of the Cold War, Roddenberry had a Russian serving on the Enterprise's bridge.
I'll admit I haven't watched the various reinventions of the TV series, those multiple spinoffs and a myriad of films that I cannot possibly name or count. Until this one, I'm sure.
Chase Masterson Helps Scott Palm Beam in for Creation Entertainment's Galaxy-Spanning Convention: Star Trek Las Vegas
With Star Trek, one's generation is no obstacle. Neither is gender, neither is race, neither is anything.
Star Trek Into Darkness at once delivers the big-scale action (even better in IMAX 3D) that audiences have come to expect from a major studio tent pole release while honoring the ideals that made creator Gene Roddenberry's optimistic vision of the future so compelling.
October 1979 As the issues go on, speculation gets crazier and crazier over the plot of "Empire." Word has gotten around
Okay, so I'm sitting with a legend. Nichelle Nichols is the coolest sentient being in the universe. Yep, Lieutenant Uhura from the original Star Trek.
Nichelle Nichols On TV's First Interracial Kiss And Her Encounter With 'Trekkie' Dr. Martin Luther King
In the end, NBC executives decided to leave it in the episode, and thus was born the famous first interracial kiss on television
Then came a meeting in a studio with Roddenberry, and the rest is history. In the most recent iteration of the franchise
"And that made me love him more, because he was an average, normal guy who made mistakes, who still had this amazing vision
Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.