Virginia , the case that struck down state laws banning interracial marriage in the United States. Retrieved 30 July An extract from You in the Your Small Corner will be screened to illustrate this key moment in British, and world, television history. But that was not the only racial barrier she broke by playing the communications officer on the Enterprise. To have a representation where a white woman and an Indigenous man simply fall in love and have a successful relationship fundamentally challenges a lot of those racist attitudes. Two versions of the scene were filmed, one with and one without the kiss. Further reading 10 great black British films Ashley Clark.
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I remember that it was contoversial ans some white ministers in the south said to boycott the show. Theresa May's new Brexit deal 'doesn't have anything new in it' says source, as support for Prime Minister International strategy. Does Kirk and Moreau count as an interracial kiss? I am not racist, but white with white and black with black. The play is a sophisticated dissection of the subtleties and difficulties which affect the couple across race and class lines.
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Please refresh the page and retry. The kiss itself is obscured by the back of Nichols' head, so we, the viewers, can't tell who is right. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Read Next How to beat the Black Friday lines. But I like the subject Eddie.
As one of the first black women in a major television role, Nichols understood the importance of opening doors for minorities and women in entertainment. William Shatner sported the Grecian-style getup during the historic interracial kissing scene with Nichelle Nichols, and now it's up for auction. Officials at Paramount, the show's producer, "were just simply amazed and people have talked about it ever since,'' said Nichols. Your email address will not be published. Historians have noted that interracial kisses between blacks and whites happened on British television during live plays as early as , and on subsequent soap operas like Emergency Ward The episode aired only a year after the U. And they thought of the world differently, they thought of people differently,'' she said.