20 01, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Trekkie (Cool Weird Awesome 219)

By |2020-01-21T08:00:11-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The most prominent civil rights leader in US history was a Trekkie, and a big reason why was the character of Lieutenant Uhura, played by NIchelle Nichols. Here's the story of how Dr. King convinced Nichols to stay on the show when she had plans to leave.