Gregory rose to national prominence in the early 1960s with audacious humor that was biting, subversive and topical.
Gregory, known for his sharp satire in the 1960s, was recently hospitalized. He was 84.
Dick Gregory has sadly passed away on Saturday (August 19) his family confirms on Instagram. He was 84-years-old. The stand-up comic rose to fame in the 1960s for attacking racism through satirical comedy and was strong activist for...
A black satirist who gave white audiences a deeper feel for the nation’s shameful racial history.
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory's son, Christian, … Click to Continue »