Nichelle Nichols, whose role as Lt. Nyota Uhura on "Star Trek" paved the way for Black actresses and inspired many to become interested in space and science, passed away at the age of 89. Her son, Kyle Johnson, broke the news through her social media accounts on Sunday afternoon.
Though the trailer doesn't give much on the new adventures that await Trekkies when Strange New Worlds hits Paramount+, it's a pretty cool introduction to the old and new characters that will be starring in the series.
Actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for her groundbreaking role as Lt. Nyota Uhura on Star Trek, suffered a minor stroke at her home in Los Angeles Wednesday (June 3). Nichols, 82, is expected to begin therapy today to determine her chances for a full recovery.