July 29, 2012 - 6:58pm
Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols spoke at IdeaFestival 2010 about how she received the role of Uhura, the trials and discrimination she faced, and the importance of her role in the civil rights movement.
IdeaFestival guest and actress Nichelle Nichols is best known for her role on Star Trek, but she serves as an icon for the civil rights movement as well. In addition to her acting and other notable achievements, she was also recruited by NASA to help recruit their first female and minority...
July 29, 2012 - 6:57pm
Thrivals is a festival within the Idea Festival with an impressive line up of speakers and performers, including Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame and Janelle Monae on Wednesday, September 29.
Thrivals seems to be a festival within a festival and fills an entire day of the Idea Festival with an impressive list of speakers, finishing with a performance by rising alternative pop musician Janelle Monae who tells an epic story through her performance art and has  been called “a