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Nichelle Nichols: ‘Martin Luther King Loved Star Trek’

This year marks 50 years of the ‘Star Trek’ franchise, and Anglophenia’s Maude Garrett sat down with original cast member Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) at New York Comic Con to discuss the show’s devoted (and growing) fandom, her thoughts on the new Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), and befriending the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., himself an avowed Trekkie.

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