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  1. Martin Luther King Jr. convinced actress Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura) to not quit her role on the original series of 'Star Trek' because he believes that showing a black woman work alongside white men would help achieve racial equality.

  2. Inspired by the character Lt. Uhura, Mae Jemison joined NASA and became the first African American woman in space, then later became the first real astronaut to appear on Star Trek.

  3. Tommy Nichols, brother of Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, Nichelle Nichols, was a member of heaven's Gate, the cult strongly influenced by Star Trek, who took their own lives in 1997 convinced they would join a spaceship supposedly riding on the tail of the Hale-Bopp Comet.

  4. The first interracial kiss to be aired on American network television occurred 46 years ago on this date (Nov. 22) between Capt. Kirk and Lt. Uhura.

  5. Nichelle Nichols Star Treks Lt. Uhura, brother Thomas was one of the 39 people who committed suicide with the cult Heaven's Gate.