Comedian, Activist, Author, Dick Gregory Dies at 84


Comedian, Activist, Author, Lecturer and World Renown teacher Dick Gregory, 84,  died tonight surrounded by the members of his family, including his wife, Lillian. Originally posted August 21, 2017

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He was resting comfortably at the Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington D.C. after a week which started last Saturday when he was admitted interrupting a tour on the east coast near his home in D.C.

The family has asked for privacy tonight but will have a full statement about arrangements for Gregory by tomorrow morning.

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