Articles by Albert L. Ortega

On MLK Day Nichelle Nichols Retells The Story Of How Martin Luther King Kept Uhura On Star Trek

Yesterday was Martin Luther King Day, which was chosen for the premiere screening of a new indie film "The Guest at Central Park West", which deals with racial themes. Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols was on hand and while at the premiere she told her famous story about meeting Dr. King and how he convinced her to stay with Star Trek. We have photos from the event plus excerpts of a new interview.