"Final night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, surrendered to characteristic causes and passed absent

Her light in any case, just like the old galaxies now being seen for the primary time,

will stay for us and future eras to appreciate, learn from, and draw motivation,"

Johnson said in a explanation shared to Nichols' official location on Sunday. "Hers was a life well lived and as such a show for us all."

Nichols depicted communications officer Lt. Nyota Uhura within the "Star Journey" TV arrangement and numerous of its film offshoots. 

When "Star Journey" started in 1966, Nichols was a tv irregularity: a Dark lady in a eminent part on a prime-time tv arrangement. 

The Rev. Martin Luther Lord Jr. called it "the primary non-stereotypical part depicted by a Dark lady in tv history."

Nichols is broadly known for taking part in one of the primary interracial kisses on US tv when her character kissed James T. Kirk 

Takei played Sulu within the unique “Star Trek” arrangement nearby Nichols. But her affect was felt past her quick co-stars, 

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