Tribute by Carl Jackson
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August 29, 2022



Carl Jackson




Dear Nichelle Nichols, we named our daughter Nyota Uhura after your heroic character on Star Trek because she was always a bright shining star of freedom and we hope your legacy will live on through our daughter who at 14 already wants to be an aerospace engineer!


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