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“Star Trek” Articles

Hailing Frequencies Open: The Uhura Effect

Nichelle Nichols—affectionately known as Lt. Uhura—has had an incredible impact on culture, television, and STEM history. 

Black Creators You Should Know

The LTN Writers catalog some of our favorite Black creators of nerdy media.

Free Play 85 | Trash Room & WrestleMEHnia

The self-isolation descent into insanity continues as Bubba, Matt, and Kate continue to document their activities (or lack thereof).

Free Play 84 | Puma Momma Drama

Kate talks about puma mamma drama and Matt shares stories about his broken bathtub and his plan to binge all 7 seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

What is a Blerd? | Part 2

Good grades, that wasn’t hood. It wasn’t G. Classical music, violin playing...that’s for white folks. At that time pop culture didn’t help blerds, black television and film poked fun at the non-stereotypical black male—if they showed one at all. Nobody wanted to be Carlton Banks, you wanted to be like Will Smith.