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Tor.com compiled a heartwarming round-up of the many homages paid to the wonderful Nichelle Nichol, who passed away July 30, 2022.

Nichols’ Star Trek performance was iconic and groundbreaking for many reasons. She also later collaborated with NASA to encourage people of color to pursue careers in STEM.

We got the sad news this weekend that Nichelle Nichols, who played Nyota Uhura on Star Trek: The Original Series, passed away. Nichols’ Uhura was a groundbreaking character, and one that was an inspiration for many, especially other women of color.

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