Tribute by Brett Slovacek
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August 27, 2022


Brett Slovacek


You were an inspiration for many young girls, especially girls of color, to follow their dreams and reach for the stars. I'll never forget the story you told in the Trekkies documentary of how Whoopi Goldberg saw you as Uhura when she was a child and how you weren't playing a stereotypical maid role, which inspired her to become an actress herself. Boldly Go, Nichelle Nichols, our beloved Nyota Uhura, into that Final Frontier!

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