KING WAS A TREKKIE

The Sun (Malaysia) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

NICHELLE NI­CHOLS, re­vealed that Dr Martin Luther King Jr. was a Trekkie.

The ac­tress starred as Lieu­tenant Uhura in the iconic orig­i­nal Star Trek TV series from 1966 un­til 1969, and had wanted to leave the show, but was urged by King to stay on, as she was a role model for AfricanAmer­i­can women.

83, has

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