For MLK Day: Watch Nichelle Nichols Talk About the Dr. King/Star Trek Connection

It should come as no surprise to many, that Dr. Martin Luther King was a fan of Star Trek in the 1960s. So much so, that he famously asked actress Nichelle Nichols to stay on the show when she contemplated leaving after Trek‘s first season. Last year, at the 92Y in NYC, as part of the a Pioneer Women of Television Series, Nichelle told perhaps the most detailed account of this story yet. Watch below:

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