Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek image courtesy of Paramount+

Uhura is Brightening Another Galaxy

Goodbye Nichelle Nichols, an icon for all good hearts in my generation

Like so many other people, I was saddened to hear that Nichelle Nichols, one of the most positive, beloved actors I can think of, had died.

I’ve already written about how I had the privilege and honor of visiting for a short time with three “Ladies of Star…



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Amy Sterling Casil

Amy Sterling Casil


Over 500 million views and 5 million published words. Author of 48 books, former exec, Nebula nominee, poor. Interests: future, human tech, economy, nature.