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A tribute to Dick Gregory
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Dick Gregory has passed, he was 84 years old. Dick Gregory was much more than a comedian. He was an activist that fought against injustice done to blacks. He used his platform as an entertainer to speak out and fight against injustice.

Dick Gregory was close friends with Malcolm X.

Dick Gregory speaking with Malcolm X seated behind him.

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Dick Gregory with Bob Marley.

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Dick Gregory and his wife Lillian were married for 58 years.

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Dick Gregory and his wife has 10 kids, these are their kids.

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In 2015 Dick Gregory received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Dick Gregory daughter Ayanna Gregory is a talented singer. She did a powerful tribute to him several years ago, where she sung this song to him.

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Her interview and her tribute song to Dick Gregory.



Dick Gregory daughter Ayanna was always with him, she was his personal assistant.

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Dick Gregory doing what he did best, fighting injustice.

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This is Dick Gregory being arrested in Selma Alabama for trying to get a hotel room. They didn't want to give him a room and he refused to leave.

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He belonged to the people.

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Dick Gregory together with Malcolm X.

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Another picture of Dick Gregory and Malcolm X together.

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Dick Gregory and Martin Luther King Jr marching together in 1966.

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Dick Gregory was arrested for protesting against BP, and blocking the door. He was protesting their mistreat of the poor.

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Video of Dick Gregory being arrested for protesting at BP headquarters in Washington D.C.

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How many black entertainers today are willing to go to jail on behalf of black people? Dick Gregory went to jail a lot of times trying to make things better for blacks.

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Dick Gregory protesting for Trayvon Martin.

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The police is using bolt cutters to cut the chains off of a door that Dick Gregory was blocking.

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Video of Dick Gregory marching against Stop and Frisk.

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Dick Gregory with Winnie Mandela.

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Dick Gregory with Malcolm X wife, sister Betty Shabazz.

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Dick Gregory with the honorable Elijah Muhammad the leader of the Nation of Islam.

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Dick Gregory was a close friend and advisor to Michael Jackson. They also worked together on programs to fight hunger in the world.

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NBA player Kevin Durant did a television commercial with Dick Gregory.

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Dick Gregory spoke at the Million Man March in 1995.

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