The Top 100 Women in Pop Culture! (Part 4)

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It’s our second last entry in the series, counting down another 20 awesome women from our favourite shows, movies, games and comics. It certainly isn’t easy narrowing the list down to 100, but don’t panic if your favourite women haven’t turned up yet…we’ve saved some of the most iconic for next week!

Need a reminder? Here’s Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.

NYOTA UHURA

#61 Nyota Uhura

First Appearance: Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1. Portrayed by Nichelle Nichols.

Who is She?: A communications officer aboard the USS Enterprise of Starfleet.

Why She’s Great: Uhura is another revolutionary character. She was not only one of the first black women on television in a serious role, but her on-screen kiss with co-star William Shatner was the first scripted inter-racial kiss on United States television. She was a serious, strong, and intelligent woman who audiences could admire and look up to…

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