#5SmartReads - August 18, 2021
On Nichelle Nichols, fashion waste, and the booming dorm room decor industry
Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura, faces heartbreaking conservatorship fight (AL.com, originally published in LA Times)
If #FreeBritney was your entry point in the many issues with conservatorship laws (full disclosure - it was mine), then please direct your attention to Nichelle Nichols.
The legendary actress is caught in the middle of a three-way fight over who should be her conservator as she battles dementia - her child Kyle Johnson, her former manager Gilbert Bell, and friend Angelique Fawcette.
This is a long read, but an incredibly important one. Take the time to read it.