The 10 Most Pressing Issues Facing 21st Century African Americans

The 10 Most Pressing Issues Facing 21st Century African Americans African Americans still face a litany of problems in the 21st century. Despite gains since the end of World War II, especially the eradication of racial segregation (known as Jim Crow), serious economic, social and political issues persist in the community. Brown vs. Board of…

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MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King’s Surprising Role in Saving ‘Star Trek’

MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King's Surprising Role in Saving 'Star Trek' When the late Gene Roddenberry cast Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura, he was following his vision of an egalitarian future. He also gained a fan: Martin Luther King, Jr. At one point, the latter helpedĀ Star TrekĀ keep its egalitarian vision.   Nichols,…

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