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Old 10 November 2015, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Aimee Evilpixie View Post
I don't know how the sender of this email wants you to verify the content of an anecdotal meeting between Nichelle and MLK, but as far as I know she's remained extremely consistent in the story.
The rumor is that although Nichelle Nichols now claims she actually met with MLK, and he encouraged her not to quit Star Trek, when she first started relating the MLK anecdote at Star Trek conventions back in the early 1970s, she told it as an imagined conversation between her and MLK and didn't claim she had actually met or spoken with him. So inquirers are looking for verification that the gist of her story changed significantly from its original form.
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