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Uncovered footage reveals 'first' interracial kiss on TV, before Star Trek - CNN interracial kiss


The first interracial kiss on television is a much debated topic concerning who the first two persons of different races to kiss on television were. For a time, it was.

In the "Plato's Stepchildren" episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, first broadcast November 22, 1968, Uhura and Captain Kirk kiss. The episode is popularly cited as the first example of a scripted interracial kiss on United States television.

Newly uncovered footage from the British Film Institute (BFI) shows a black man and a white woman kissing in a televised play of "You in Your Small Corner," in 1962. In 1960s Britain such displays of affection were unheard of on the small screen, and the institute believes this is.