Black greekdom is presently mourning the dying of iconic actor and Nichelle Nichols, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. who handed away on Saturday evening because of pure causes on the age of 89.
Nichols is known for her position as Lt. Commander Nyota Uhura on Star Trek: The Authentic Collection. As Uhura she was an integral a part of the multicultural “Star Trek” forged, and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. heralded her as “the primary non-stereotypical position portrayed by a Black lady in tv historical past.”
Nichelle Nichols was inducted into the Alpha Kappa Alpha in June 2002.
The sorority took to social media to have a good time their soror’s life.
We ask that you simply hold Nichelle Nichols’ household, pals, followers and sorority sisters in your ideas. We additionally ask that you simply go away your condolences and reminiscences of her in order that her household can see how a lot ehe meant to all of us all through her illustrious profession.