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How Martin Luther King Saved Uhura: The ‘Escapist’ Power of Stories

I recently watched the documentary┬áTrek Nation and learned Nichelle Nichols considered leaving┬áStar Trek after the first season. During this pivotal time, she met Martin Luther King, Jr. and learned he and his wife numbered┬áStar Trek among the very few shows they let their children watch. When he learned she was planning to leave the show, […]