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Episode 28: Her name means Freedom

Uhura

Uhura was a groundbreaking character for 1960s TV and remains a role model and cultural icon to this day. Angélique Roché of Black Girl Nerds joins us to discuss our favorite Uhura moments from TOS. Download now (right-click and save) Notes and References:…

Episode 23: Star Trek Through the JJ-verse

Did J.J. Abrams’ two Star Trek movies capture the spirit of Star Trek? Improve roles for women? Our crew discusses these and more questions about the JJ-verse, and talks about the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond. Download Now (right-click…

Episode 9: Book Club – Uhura’s Song

Andi, Sue and Jarrah discuss the 1985 Star Trek novel Uhura’s Song by Janet Kagan, in which Uhura uses music to unite two estranged planets of cat people. Kagan’s novel is often criticized for “Mary Sue” characters. In addition to…