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The Kiss That Changed the World


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Photo by Pablo Heimplatz on Unsplash
Photo by Pablo Heimplatz on Unsplash

The first kiss between a white man and black woman which was broadcast on television occurred in one of the episodes of the popular science fiction series called Star Trek in 1968.

Captain Kirk kissed Lieutenant Uhura.

After the kiss had been shown on television, they both received piles of fan mail wondering how it felt to kiss each other.

lieutenant: a rank of  officer in the army, navy.
lieutenant in other languages

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