Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
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The Story Behind ‘Star Trek’ Actress Nichelle Nichols’ Iconic Interracial Kiss
Just as significant is Nichols’ off-screen activism. She leveraged her role on Star Trek to become a recruiter for NASA, where she pushed for change in the space programme.