My husband & some of his buddies are the big Trekkies. I actually prefer the new movies with the young folks. But Nichelle Nichols was a game changer for the advancement of Blacks. I understand she was bored with the part, but was asked my MLK to keep doing it because it was important for blacks to see themselves on TV! Very cool lady! ;-). ❤
Peace, love & a descent chance for all,
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too. You can go to the Home page of her blog to watch it:
Or you can see it on YouTube:
article by Ny Magee via eurweb.com
Star Trek icon Nichelle Nichols revealed Monday during a Reddit AMA that she will be involved in an upcoming NASA mission. She will be “among the first non-essential personnel to experience NASA’s newest telescope: SOFIA,” MSN reports.
“In September, I’m traveling on a NASA SOFIA flight, a second generation Airborn Observatory, which I am honored to have been invited too,” Nichols told fans before her “Ask Me Anything” began. The flight isn’t a mission into space: SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy) is built into a Boeing 747, which will take off from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California according to ABCNews.
SOFIA is a second-generation airborne observatory and…
View original post 132 more words