Of the many achievements in Dick Gregory’s life, none was more impressive than how he handled the point where everything
I awoke to the news on Sunday morning that Dick Gregory, an American comedy maverick and one of my comedy heroes, had died
Dick Gregory, the comedian and civil rights activist who died this year, played the role of the Shakespearean fool to white America, quipping subversive sentiments about race relations in a manner that made his audience chuckle even as they were being stung by the truth. A stand-up comic who drew...
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Dick Gregory's family didn't hear a peep from anyone involved with the Emmys regarding honoring the iconic comedian, and they absolutely consider it a slap in the face. One of Dick's sons, Christian Gregory, tells TMZ the omission Sunday night from…
The showrunners for the 2017 Emmys forgot to honor some noteworthy performers during their in memoriam segment... including Dick Gregory,? Charlie Murphy, Harry Dean Stanton and Frank Vincent who all died this year. During the…
Friends and family of Dick Gregory have gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the life of the comedian and activist. The service … Click to Continue »
At a concert at Citi Field in New York on Friday night, Jay-Z took dedicated his song “The Story of O.J.” to Colin Kaepernick and Dick Gregory, a comedian and civil rights activist who passed away in August. “I want to dedicate this song to Colin Kaepernick tonight. I want to dedicate this song to Dick […]
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“I want to dedicate this song to Dick Gregory. I want to dedicate this song to any body who was held back and you overcame whatever it was”
There's a celebratory service in Maryland and parade in D.C. on Sunday. [ more › ]
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Exhibitions for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA are beginning to open up all over Los Angeles and it’s an embarrassment of riches. Plus, The Times pays a visit to the Salzburg Festival, a prominent TV actor takes on the life of Dick Gregory for the play “Turn Me Loose” and it’s time for our Fall Arts...
Morton, star of the Gregory bio-drama "Turn Me Loose" this fall at the Wallis, talks about the shock that followed the recent death of the trailblazing comedian and activist.
For Dick Gregory, American racism was a senseless fact of life: “I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.” Dick Gregory changed my life. No, I never met him, and I saw him on stage just one time. No, I was not a fan in the usual way of following a public figure’s career over decades. Show More Summary
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Gregory died on Saturday at age 84.