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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Jay Z Dedicates Songs To Those Who’ve Been Held Back Jay Z continued his headlining festival run this weekend with his performance on Friday at The Meadows Festival in Queens, New York. Wowing fans with a similar set to his
“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.
What is it about the month of August that finds so many celebrities dying? Just this month we've seen the passing of Glen Campbell, Barbara Cook, Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis. Thomas Meehan, who wrote the book for the musical "Annie," died last week. Show More Summary
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'The late Dick Gregory recalls when he was booked at the Chicago Playboy Club – the first time a black comedian was booked for a white nightclub.' -- American Masters PBS
To the editor: Dick Gregory embodied the rebellious spirit of the 1960s. He kept that spirit alive long after so many of us had returned to the boring life of middle America during the Reagan and Bush years. (“Dick Gregory, who rose from poverty to become a groundbreaking comedian and civil rights...
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