Singer & Actress Nichelle Nichols. 1967. Known best for her ground-breaking role as Lt. Uhura, a USS Enterprise bridge officer on the sci-fi TV series Star Trek. She also traveled with Duke Ellington's & Lionel Hampton's bands, sang at the Chicago Playboy Club, & appeared in several stage plays including James Baldwin's Blues for Mister Charlie. She volunteered for NASA to recruit minorities. Astronaut Dr Mae Jemison & Comedian/Actress Whoopi Goldberg cites Nichols as career inspirations.
The end of Prada Marfa? Designer 'store' installation branded illegal
The art statement only came into question this June, when Playboy Enterprises put its own installation, a 40-foot neon Playboy bunny sign next to an elevated 1972 Dodge Charger, on the same highway just a mile outside of Marfa