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Dick Gregory's Son Says Emmys Didn't Contact Family, Snub 'Highly Disrespectful'

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…

Emmys Forgets to Honor Dick Gregory, Charlie Murphy, Frank Vincent, Harry Dean Stanton During In Memoriam

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, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

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 »

Jay-Z dedicates song ‘The Story of O.J.’ to Colin Kaepernick at NYC music festival

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 […]

Jay Z Dedicates “The Story Of O.J.” To Colin Kaepernick And Dick Gregory During Meadows Performance

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

JAY-Z Dedicates “The Story of O.J.” to Colin Kaepernick: Watch

“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”

Memorial Service And Parade Planned For Dick Gregory

There's a celebratory service in Maryland and parade in D.C. on Sunday. [ more › ]

#BackChannel: Late-Night TV in the Era of Trump & Remembering Dick Gregory

'Ever since President Donald Trump announced he was running for president in 2015, late-night television shows have taken on a new tone. Programs like The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Late Night with Seth Meyers have adopted more political rhetoric, while The Daily Show continues to offer political satire with a diverse staff. Show More Summary

Essential Arts & Culture: Pacific Standard Time begins liftoff, listening like Dvo?ák, playing Dick Gregory

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...

'Scandal' actor Joe Morton on Charlottesville, bigotry and reviving the activism of Dick Gregory

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.

The Comedian as Activist: Remembering Dick Gregory

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

Diana, Still Our Goddess of Beauty

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

Dick Gregory and the Chicago Playboy Club

'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

Why 'conformist' America badly needed Dick Gregory's comedy and activism

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...

Constructive Feedback University: Those Of You Who Believe That Dick Gregory (and Harry Belafonte) Was An UNCOMPROMISING Activist Can't See How Much Your CONTAINER MANAGERS Have Deceived You


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