THE POP EXPOSE – Remembering Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols!

Nichelle Nichols was born in 1932 in the suburbs of Chicago. Nichols was first discovered by Hugh Hefner during a play she performed in Kicks and Co. Nichols would spend her early life singing, acting, and modeling from New York to LA. Nichols landed her groundbreaking roll as lieutenant Uhura on the TV series Star Trek. Uncommon for the times Nichols was a black woman with a major roll in a major TV series. Although Nichols almost left the show to go back to stage acting no other then Dr.…

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Barbie Star Trek 50th Anniversary Collection!

  In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the original Star Trek TV series, Mattel is bringing us some fantastic retro Star Trek Barbie’s! The figures will be in the likenesses of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and Nichelle Nichols! The figures are scheduled to hit retail this month, with a suggested retail price of $34.99. Join in the conversation after the JUMP!

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